Power to the People: A Panel Discussion of the Fight to Democratize Electric Cooperatives in Appalachia

Electric Cooperatives hold a vast amount of power–literally and figuratively–in rural communities throughout Appalachia, but members of these co-ops are often unaware of their role and face significant barriers to getting involved in decision making. In this panel, member-owners who have engaged in reform campaigns to bring transparency, accountability, and new programs to their electric co-ops will discuss lessons learned.