Your Member-Owned Cooperative

Serving Members in Benton, Yakima and Lewis Counties with

Electricity, Internet and IT services

Outage Center

If your home or neighborhood is experiencing an electrical power outage, please report it by calling 800-221-6987 or click the "Report an Outage" button below. To view all current outages that are affecting more than 10 members, click the "View Outage Map" button. 

Featured News and Services

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Benton REA

Financial Assistance During COVID-19

If COVID-19 has put a financial burden on your household or business, click here for local resources that may help you pay your monthly bills, including electricity. 

Together we can power on! 


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NEW Managed Router Service

For just $5/month, be in control of your home network internet use. Using a PowerNET approved router, PowerNET will provide a managed service that can assist in managing and troubleshooting your internal network. Click to learn more.   

Our Lobby is Closed to Support Community Health

Benton REA & PowerNET

Offices Closed Until Further Notice

In response to COVID-19, Benton REA and PowerNET's Prosser and West Richland offices and community rooms are closed to the public until further notice. The safety of our employees, members and community remains our highest priority. Benton REA and PowerNET personnel will continue to be accessible by calling 800-221-6987, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Power outages can be reported by calling 800-221-6987 or through SmartHub.

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Benton REA & PowerNET

How to Read Your Billing Statement

Starting May 1, 2020, your billing statement will have a new look.

The layout is designed to provide you more information that is easier to understand. Click here for a helpful guide to understanding your new bill. 

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