Our Mission & Values
Orcas Power & Light Cooperative (OPALCO) serves our membership with safe, reliable, sustainable and cost effective essential utility services with a commitment to the utilization of renewable resources and carbon reduction.
Revised and adopted 6/27/2019
The OPALCO Board of Directors and Employees strive for excellence with a passion and determination that is founded on the following values. These values inspire, guide and determine our conduct in carrying out our mission:
We are dedicated to the 7 Cooperative Principles.
We are committed to building, nurturing and preserving lasting relationships with our Member-Owners and among ourselves.
We hold ourselves accountable to the highest legal and ethical standards.
We are dedicated to financial stewardship of member resources through sound governance, management and operating practices.
We are a socially responsible member-owned organization; we strive to make a positive impact in our community.
We care deeply about our island communities and are dedicated to the protection of our sensitive environs.
We continually evolve our services and offer programs to meet the needs of our membership.