Laurens Electric crews restore power, one by one

Less than 100 remain without power Tuesday evening  Laurens Electric line crews worked throughout the day bringing the number of outages to less than 100 as of 5:00 p.m. The remaining outages are “single calls,” meaning each problem resolved in the field equates to an individual or a handful of members getting power back. That…


Laurens Electric Cooperative names Washington Youth Tour winners

Justin Easter, Cole Prince and Savannah Walters are the winners of an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. sponsored by Laurens Electric Cooperative. They will travel with other South Carolina students to the nation’s capital where they will join more than 1,400 students from across the country. The nation’s electric cooperatives sponsor the one-week event each…


LEC announces second community solar offering

Laurens Electric Cooperative will add 150 kilowatts (kW) of capacity to its community solar program this summer, by adding 60 kW to its Mauldin solar farm and building a 90 kW solar array at its Laurens headquarters. Jim Donahoo, the co-op’s Vice President of Marketing said, “We’re excited to announce this second phase of our…


Laurens Electric offers students free trip to Washington, D.C.

An expense-paid week in Washington, D.C. will be awarded to two students by Laurens Electric Cooperative, according to Jim Donahoo, the co-op’s Director of Marketing. The annual Washington Youth Tour contest includes submitting an application and participating in an interview process. After co-op officials judge the entrants, two students will be awarded the trip, which…


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