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Welcome to White River Electric Association

White River Electric is a rural electric distribution cooperative serving eastern Rio Blanco County, southern Moffat and northern Garfield Counties.   White River Electric Association (WREA) was formed in 1945 under the same principles that we are governed by today. Seven elected members make up the board that provides direction and policy for the Association. 

White River Electric Association, Inc. strives to provide its member-consumers with safe, reliable and responsible electric energy and other services at the most reasonable costs possible while remaining committed to customer and community service.


White River Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of White River Electric Association, providing propane to rural residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial customers in Meeker and the White River Valley.  Click here to learn more.




Latest News

White River Electric Assoc. Inc., (WREA) has an opening for the position of Journeyman Electrical Lineman.

WREA owns and operates approximately 1,025 miles of line, operating at: 12.470 kV, 24.9 kV, 69 kV, 138 kV and 345 kV.

White River Electric Association (WREA) and Cypress Creek Renewables (CCR) were proud to celebrate the grand opening of Piceance Creek Solar Farm with a ribbon-cutting on January 22, 2019.  The Piceance Creek Solar Farm is a 5.4-megawatt (MW) size solar power system designed to provide over 10,000,000 kWh/year to WREA.

White River Electric is pleased to notify its members that electric rates will remain unchanged in 2019. White River Electric has worked hard to meet its goal of not increasing rates in 2019 according to White River’s General Manager, Alan Michalewicz. 

WREA held its Annual Meeting and Director Election on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and four candidates submitted petitions for two WREA Director seats.   Ronald Hilkey and Mark Rogers were each re-elected to a 3-year term for the Rural District and Town of Meeker Districts, respectively.



WREA Contact


PO Box 958
233 6th Street
Meeker, CO  81641

Phone: 970-878-5041
Fax: 970-878-5766

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 7 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

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