We’re not just your electricity provider. We’re your neighbor, too.

NEC Co-op Energy is deeply connected to our community, proudly providing support to members, local charities, organizations and events. And as a member, you can take part in simple, meaningful ways.

Government-in-Action Youth Leadership Tour

Once a year, NEC sponsors the Government in Action Youth Tour, where four eligible attendees are awarded a trip to Washington, D.C. During this educational and inspirational journey, attendees will take VIP tours of the monuments and speak with our legislators about NRECA priorities.

Deadline is Thursday, Jan. 15, 2021

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NEC Scholarship Program

Every year, NEC  offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are dependents of members and meet the eligibility requirements. Funding for this scholarship program comes from unclaimed NEC capital credits.

Deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2021

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2020 Christmas Card Contest

Help celebrate the holidays with NEC and participate in the 2020 Christmas Card Contest! All entries must be hand-drawn and follow the contest theme of combining electricity or lineworkers with a Christmas or holiday component.

Deadline is Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

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Farmers’ Market

We proudly support the weekly Downtown Farmers’ Market. Everything at the market is grown, raised, or made within 200 miles of Corpus Christi, Texas. It’s open every Wednesday evening at The Art Center of Corpus Christi, 100 North Shoreline, from 5:00-8:00pm.

Member-to-Member Assistance

When you donate $1 per electricity bill to our Member-to-Member Assistance Fund, we’ll put 100% of the donations to help other members in need pay their electricity bill. Approximately 620 members participate in the program, allowing us to provide over $10,500 to fellow members in need.

Operation Round-Up

Operation Round-Up allows members to opt-in to round up their electricity bill to the next dollar. The extra change goes to a fund to support Nueces Electric Charities, Inc. to target improvements in education, health, hunger, abuse and homelessness. Through this program, we’ve granted awards of over $100,000 every year to our Texas communities.

To enroll and support Member-to-Member Assistance or Operation Round-Up, fill out the form below.


Sign Up for a Community Program

  • I understand the above-mentioned terms and request to be placed on the program(s) I have selected on the account number I am providing.

    Furthermore, I understand that typing my full name, signing below, and submitting this form constitutes a legal signature confirming my request for enrollment in NEC Co-op Energy's Member-to-Member Assistance and/or Operation Round-Up program.