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Welcome to White River Electric Association

White River Electric is a rural electric distribution cooperative serving eastern Rio Blanco County, southern Moffat and northern Garfield Counties.   White River Electric Association (WREA) was formed in 1945 under the same principles that we are governed by today. Seven elected members make up the board that provides direction and policy for the Association. 

White River Electric Association, Inc. strives to provide its member-consumers with safe, reliable and responsible electric energy and other services at the most reasonable costs possible while remaining committed to customer and community service.


White River Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of White River Electric Association, providing propane to rural residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial customers in Meeker and the White River Valley.  Click here to learn more.

WREA Member Receives National Recognition for Safety

As part of it's National Safety campaign, is highlighting White River Electric member Clint Shults and the FFA Horse Judging Team.  In 2016, during a large spring storm, Shults and his FFA students were traveling to Rangley for a competition when a power line snapped from the weight of the snow and made contact with the school bus.  Shults, other chaperones and the FFA team stayed calm and made all the right choices in order to keep everyone safe.  WREA is PROUD to share this story and thanks Clint Shults and the FFA team for following power line safety guidelines.  




Latest News

Location, location, location is a popular saying in the real estate business. And location was the key factor in White River Electric Association’s decision to buy the property located at 624 Market Street which is home to the popular Mexican House Restaurant. The purchase was completed in December 2016.

White River Electric’s philanthropic commitment to its community is best highlighted by WREA’s annual scholarship program.  Graduating high school seniors within the WREA service territory are eligible to apply for both renewable and one time scholarship awards.

WREA began construction on the WREA Miller Creek Ditch Hydroelectric Plant in April after two years of planning and preparation.



WREA Contact


PO Box 958
233 6th Street
Meeker, CO  81641

Phone: 970-878-5041
Fax: 970-878-5766

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 7 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

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