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Serving Members in Benton, Yakima and Lewis Counties with

Electricity, Internet and IT services

Outage Center

PLANNED OUTAGE: There will be a scheduled power interruption in the Mabton, South Grandview and South Prosser areas along Highway 22 from approximately 11 p.m. Thursday, October 15 to 6:30 a.m. Friday, October 16. Bonneville Power Administration will be performing necessary maintenance on equipment feeding Benton REA’s Mabton substation during this time.

For those impacted, plan to have a safe, alternative heat source overnight. If you rely on electricity for medical equipment and do not have a generator, consider staying with a friend or family member Thursday night.

If you have questions about this outage, please contact Engineering during office hours at 509-786-8252. For all other questions or to report an outage, call 800-221-6987 at any time. We apologize for any inconvenience this planned outage may cause. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.

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. 

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Benton REA

Watch the 83rd Annual Meeting Video

Our first ever online annual meeting was October 21 at 6:30 p.m. We heard from Benton REA's Board President Mike Freepons, Vice President Connie Krull, Secretary/Treasurer Catherine Russell and General Manager Mike Bradshaw. Click here to watch the recording.


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Benton REA

Bill Assistance Now Available

Two local community action agencies are now accepting applications for Benton REA’s new bill assistance program. Qualifying residential members who need assistance paying their electric bill may apply. 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

EV & Plug-In Hybrid Purchase Incentive

Benton REA offers up to $100 to members who purchase an electric vehicle and $25 for plug-in hybrid vehicles. Click here for details and the application. 

Also, receive $300 when you install a Level 2 smart, in-home charging station. Click to learn more about our electric vehicle programs. 

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