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REMC Invites Public to Drive Electric Event at North Carolina Zoo

REMC Invites Public to Drive Electric Event at North Carolina Zoo

Events, NC Zoo
A Chevy Volt electric vehicle sits on display at the Drive Electric Event held in the NC Zoo's North America parking lot on October 1st 2021. (Acme News / Archive Photo) ASHEBORO N.C. (REMC) – On Friday, September 29, from 9 am to noon at the North Carolina Zoo, Randolph Electric Membership Corporation will sponsor “It’s Electric,” a public education event showcasing electric vehicles (EVs). This outdoor event, planned during National Drive Electric Week (September 22 to October 1), draws attention to the positive aspects of driving all-electric and plug-in hybrid automobiles. Local and state dignitaries will welcome the crowd at 10 am. Vehicles from various automobile dealerships, an electric school bus and EV chargers will be on display for REMC members and guests of...
REMC Assists Two Fire Departments in Purchasing New Fire Engines

REMC Assists Two Fire Departments in Purchasing New Fire Engines

Local
REMC CEO Dale Lambert, REMC Director Larry Routh, REMC VP Fred Smith, Ulah Fire Chief Charlotte King, REMC Director Jeff Sugg, and NC DOI Regional Director Rosemary Parker (Photo provided by Randolph EMC) ASHEBORO N.C. – On Tuesday, February 21, officials from Randolph EMC along with state and local fire representatives held honorary check ceremonies at Robbins Fire Rescue and at Ulah Volunteer Fire Department. Special guests included Commissioner of Insurance and N.C. Fire Marshall Mike Causey, N.C. Department of Insurance Regional Director Rosemary Parker, NC Electric Cooperatives REDLG Program Director Anna Walker, Robbins Town Council members, staff and Town Manager Clint Mack, and various other public safety representatives. Randolph Electric has recently provided two&...
Randolph County School System First to Receive Electric Bus

Randolph County School System First to Receive Electric Bus

News
Left to right: Phillip Lanier, Randolph County Board of Education member; Michael Trent, Director of Innovative Energy Solutions, Randolph Electric Membership Corp.; Roy Parks, Western Regional Sales Manager, Carolina Thomas; Dr. Stephen Gainey, Superintendent, Randolph County School System; Elizabeth Biser, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality; Shannon Whitaker, Randolph County Board of Education member; Kevin Harrison, Section Chief, Office of District Operations, NC Department of Public Instruction (Credit: Randolph County Schools) ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County School System (RCSS) is the first public school district in our state to receive an electric school bus as part of a new pilot program funded by the N.C. Volkswagen Settlement Program. ...