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80th Annual Meeting Held

Fairfield Electric Cooperative registered 1,805 members at the Annual Meeting on May 21st

Fairfield Touchstone Energy Scholarships Awarded

The four winners of the Touchstone Energy Scholarship sponsored by Fairfield Electric Cooperative are: Taylor McCurry, Chadley Clayborne, Tanadje Price, and Regan Grant.

Taylor McCurry is a senior at Great Falls High School and plans to attend Coastal Carolina University. 

Tanadje Price is also from Great Falls High School and will attend Presbyterian College.

Chadley Clayborne will attend the University of South Carolina after he graduates from Lugoff-Elgin High School. 

Board of Trustees Adopts Transparency Policy Resolution

Fairfield Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees recently passed a Transparency Policy Resolution. 

The resolution adopted on July 30, 2018 directs that information pertaining to Trustee and Officer compensation be posted on the Cooperative's website.  A copy of the Cooperative's Bylaws are also to be posted as well as the dates and times of Board Meetings and copies of the minutes of Board Meetings.

Fairfield-sponsored students go to D.C.

South Carolina's Washington Youth Tour delegates, including four students sponsored by Fairfield Electric Cooperative, had a whirlwind week of touring, meeting and eating their way through the nation's capital in June.

Rising seniors Jeffrey Feaster Jr. of Fairfield Central High, Alex Stribling and Katherine Clippard of Lugoff-Elgin High and Reilly Arford of Ridge View High were among 69 rising high school seniors representing the state's 20 electric cooperatives on this year's tour.  More than 1,800 delegates from 42 states were in D. C. June 9-14.

Five tips for space heater safety

As temperatures drop this winter, many will look for supplemental heating sources for their homes. Space heaters can be a good alternative for those who want to warm one area of their home without turning up the thermostat on the central heating system. However, space heaters are also responsible for 32 percent of house fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. If you are planning to use a space heater in your home this winter, review these tips to keep you, your family and your property safe.

Community Solar subscriptions available

To make solar energy more accessible for all consumer-members, Fairfield Electric Cooperative has constructed a community solar farm at its Winnsboro Office on Highway 321 north of Winnsboro.  

Community or “shared” solar, means multiple people get electricity from a midsized solar array, offering a convenient option for consumers who want a part of their monthly power to come from the carbon-free resource.

Help your Cooperative "Beat The Peak"

Fairfield Electric recently started a new Beat the Peak program, a free and voluntary effort to help control energy costs for all cooperative members.

Warning! Scammers targeting electric co-op members

Posing as a representative of Fairfield Electric Cooperative, potential thieves are attempting to scam Fairfield Electric members by calling to demand immediate payment of electric bills.

Several Fairfield Electric Cooperative members have reported that they have received calls claiming their bill is past due. The caller claims they are from a third party collection agent and that service will be cut off if the amount due is not paid immediately.

Members share memories as Cooperative celebrates 75 Years of service

2014 marked the 75th Anniversary of Fairfield Electric Cooperative.  In this video, member reflect on life before and after the lights came on.



Member donations help local Lions Club with vision screening

The Blythewood Lions Club is now able to provide vision screenings throughout the community thanks to Fairfield Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up program. The programs volunteer Trust Board recently approved funds for the local club to purchase a PediaVision Spot vision screener.

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