The electricity that REC distributes to its members is supplied by Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) and the Southeastern Power Administration (SEPA).
In its role as an electric generation-and-transmission cooperative, ODEC provides power to 11 ODEC-member electric co-ops in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. ODEC's power is supplied through a combination of purchased energy and owned baseload and peaking power plants that use nuclear, coal, and natural gas as their primary fuels supplemented by renewable resource technologies. ODEC is headquartered in Glen Allen, Va.
2019 - ODEC Sustainability Report
Headquartered in Elberton, Georgia, SEPA is responsible for marketing electric power and energy generated at reservoirs operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This power is marketed to more than 491 preference customers in the states of Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, southern Illinois, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The objectives of SEPA are to market electric power and energy generated by the Federal reservoir projects while encouraging widespread use of the power at the lowest possible cost to consumers.
REC also purchases 50 megawatts of firm power from a third-party provider, Morgan Stanley Capital Group, Inc.