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Path of Electricity

Ever wonder how electricity is produced and travels to your home? Electricity often travels long distances before reaching your home or business. 

Your electric cooperative transports power produced at generating facilities and distributes it through substations and power lines to consumer members in its system.

See how far electricity can travel to reach your favorite electronics and appliances!

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The Path of Electricity - from the plant to our homes