Board of Directors
The Board approved new strategic directives at their meeting on 10/24/13. OPALCO Board meetings are scheduled the third Thursday of each month on a schedule that rotates between islands. OPALCO members are welcome at board meetings. Meeting agendas and board packets are posted one week in advance of each meeting.
Energy Efficiency & Conservation
Reduce Energy Waste!
Find out how you can reduce energy waste and save money with a Home Snapshot Energy Assessment. Call 376-3586 to schedule yours today. Get rebates for energy efficiency improvements and make your home more comfortable and efficient! Energy efficiency and conservation will help us keep rates down for our Co-op!
2014 Annual Meeting: Sat. May 3rd
Have you read the 2013 Annual Report? 2013 Election Results: Incumbents Jim Lett & Bob Myhr were reelected for District 3; John Bogert was reelected for District 4. Read the full story here. Thanks to the 2,577 members who voted (a record!) and the 347 people who attended the 76th annual meeting on the ferry! We get our power from you!
Join OPALCO's Team!
OPALCO provides a supportive and healthy workplace with generous pay, benefits and training opportunities. Living in the San Juan Islands is a rural ideal with bountiful natural beauty, cultural richness and abundant access to recreational activities. Keep your eye on our website for job openings and consider joining our co-op family. Current opening: Member Services Supervisor.
Local Renewable Energy
Welcome to the next generation of green power: MORE (Member Owned Renewable Energy). Member donations to MORE support production incentives for local members who are generating their own renewable power with solar, wind and micro-hydro systems inter-connected to OPALCO’s grid. Call 376-3500 to sign up today for MORE Local Power!
Last updated: April 12, 2013
This past week OPALCO handed out rebate checks totaling $22,184.00. The two custom designed energy efficiency projects are expected to save 137,075 kWh per year. That is equivalent to taking approximately 11 average houses off the grid. The first project was at Friday Harbor Elementary School where United Energy Engineers installed two variable speed drives… READ MORE »
OPALCO is a non-profit, member-owned electric cooperative that distributes electricity to 20 islands in the Salish Sea archipelago and employs approximately 50 people in San Juan County. The Co-op is governed by a seven-member board of directors who are elected by a vote of the members each year at the annual meeting.