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 Programs and Services

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Benton REA

Nominate A Member to Be Featured in Ruralite Magazine

Have you recognized a neighbor, family member or friend on the cover of Ruralite magazine? Maybe you know someone who could be featured.

Send us your ideas for feature stories today! 


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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.   

Benton REA Journeyman Lineworker Curtis Bohlke donated blood at the Co-op's drive on August 8, 2019.

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Blood Donors Needed March 31

Benton REA is partnering with the American Red Cross to collect blood donations Tuesday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benton REA West Richland office. For more information or to donate blood, call 509-781-6753 or sign up online at with sponsor code BREA.

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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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