Infrastructure

Promote Needs of Rural Communities in Infrastructure Package

Key Findings:

  • Co-ops support bipartisan efforts to develop a robust infrastructure package that improves the economic outlook in America‚Äôs rural communities.
  • Lawmakers should recognize and support electric co-op modernization efforts and support programs that enable broadband access for all Americans.
  • Electric co-ops support policies and investments that promote electrification throughout the economy.

 

NRECA Position:

Electric co-ops support policies and investments that promote electrification throughout the economy, including the expansion of electric vehicle use and charging infrastructure to optimize the grid, improving the management of electric use and integrating renewable energy resources.

  • Congress should support renewable energy advances alongside the development of increased energy efficiency and interoperability standards in appliances and utility electricity management assets.

Infrastructure Fact Sheet