News & Noteworthy

Health Issues Cause OPALCO Board Member to Step Down
August 26, 2015

OPALCO Board Member Glenna Hall has announced her resignation due to health issues. Hall represents District 1 (San Juan, Brown, Henry, Pearl and Spieden islands). The Board will appoint a new board member to fill the vacancy until Hall’s term is up in 2017, in accordance with our bylaws (Article III, Section 4). “I want to… READ MORE »

OPALCO Member Survey on Rates and Funding Priorities
August 14, 2015

As OPALCO leadership prepare for the 2016 budget and rate discussions, members are encouraged to give their feedback on rates and funding priorities through an online survey at www.opalco.com/survey. The survey is open until September 15th. In addition to soliciting member feedback on rate structure options, the survey addresses how OPALCO should fund incentives for… READ MORE »

May I have the Envelope, please?
July 29, 2015

Why you should consider weatherizing your home now A building envelope is what separates conditioned and unconditioned space.  It performs the important job of keeping heat, cold, and moisture from transferring directly through your walls, foundation, and roof.  Like a cozy coat, hat, and socks for your home, appropriate levels of insulation and properly sealed air leaks will… 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.