News & Noteworthy

The 2015 Island Energy Fairs are coming!
May 18, 2015

Want to test drive an Electric Vehicle (EV), tour solar homes, and learn about the latest ways to save energy? OPALCO invites you to join us at the Energy Fairs. This is an interesting and fun way to understand the sources of electric power and to be aware of your own personal energy usage habits and savings… READ MORE »

Tree Trimming Crews at Work to Clear Utility Right of Way
May 14, 2015

OPALCO maintains the clearance between trees and shrubs and our power lines on a regular schedule. It’s that time of year again. Professional tree trimming crews will be making their rounds beginning the week of May 18th. Please look for the crews along our roads on each island: Week of May 18th: San Juan Island –… READ MORE »

OPALCO Member Comments Posted Online

OPALCO is listening. Of the 337 people who attended OPALCO’s 78th Annual Meeting, 54 members submitted questions and comments for staff to respond to. Member comments, questions and answers have been posted online in our Recently Asked Questions. All but four of those members have been contacted personally with a response (four did not give… 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.