Our Team & Mission

Seven Principles of Cooperatives:

  • Voluntary and open membership without discrimination
  • Democratic member control
  • Members' economic participation
  • Cooperative autonomy and independence
  • Member education, training and information to the general public
  • Cooperative among cooperatives
  • Concern for community


About Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative

Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative is an electrical distribution cooperative serving members since 1936, Franklin REC is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative that provides reliable, competitively priced electric energy to businesses, industries, farms and homes in 6 counties in Iowa, Franklin, the Southern third of Cerro Gordo, and portions of Butler, Floyd, Hardin and Wright counties.

Franklin REC maintains about 2,000 points of service at homes, businesses and organizations spread across 800 miles of power lines.

Electrical Safety Checklist

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