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Your Member-Owned Cooperative

Serving Members in Benton, Yakima and Lewis Counties with

Electricity, Internet and IT services

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System Status: Normal

Benton REA is not experiencing any reported widespread outages. 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 Programs and Services

A family takes a free, tethered hot air balloon ride

July 13, 2019 at Leona Libby Middle School, West Richland

Free Tethered Balloon Rides at 82nd Annual Meeting, weather permitting

You're invited to the Benton REA Annual Meeting! Bring the family and enjoy a hot air balloon ride, family activities, the life-size electrical safety demonstration, hydropower demonstrations, bingo, lunch and door prizes! Click here to put this event on your calendar. 


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PC Maintenance for $5/Month

Computer maintenance is as important as car maintenance. Let the experts at PowerNET manage this for you for a low, monthly cost per computer or server. Antivirus protection, software updates, disk checks and security checks are included. Click to learn more.   

Solar panels at Benton REA's Community Solar Project

Benton REA

Co-op Solar is Live - View Data Here

Benton REA's first community solar project went live January 2, 2019! 

Click here to view the real-time solar energy generation data down to the hour it was produced. Carbon-free, renewable and local! We built it together! 

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Benton REA & PowerNET

Employment Opportunities

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join our team at Benton REA and PowerNET where you can help provide affordable, reliable and safe electricity as well as internet and IT consulting services to our member-owners. Our mission is to provide a stable, safe, competitive career oriented work environment for the cooperative’s employees. Benton REA is an equal opportunity employer.

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