Gene Nery photo of Mt Baker in the distance

Join OPALCO

Orcas Power & Light Cooperative (OPALCO) is a member-owned, non-profit cooperative utility providing energy services to San Juan County since 1937.

OPALCO’s mostly hydro-electric power is generated by Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and delivered to the islands by way of submarine cables.

Member Benefits

  • A community of over 11,000 local members in the San Juan Islands
  • A monthly newsletter, the Co-op Connector, to stay up with events
  • The right to elect the OPALCO Board of Directors
  • A share in the financial health of the Cooperative through capital credit allocation and distribution