356体育 is a cooperative: at heart, a group of people coming together for a common purpose. This means our primary interest is in reliably and affordably meeting the needs of our consumers, 不会让金融投资者中饱私囊.
Membership in the not-for-profit electric portion of our business which features exclusive 会员的好处, and additional services beyond the meter extended to both 成员 and the general public.
当收入超过支出时, 并由董事会酌情决定, excess funds are either disbursed to the member-owners in the form of capital credits, or invested back into Cooperative operations to support future needs and new services.
The 1938 establishment of the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative transformed the quality of 生活 for many rural families through teamwork, 愿景, 并致力于增强其所服务的人民和社区的能力. Though our Cooperative services and customers are more diverse than ever before, 这些相同的价值观至今仍根植于356体育的工作中.
A 强大的过去 充满活力的未来.
在20世纪30年代早期，美国大部分农村地区都处于黑暗之中. Power suppliers did not expand their lines to reach the people living outside of the cities.
In 1936, Congress created the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) to provide commercial electric companies loans to supply power to rural areas.
瓜达卢佩谷电力合作社成立于12月2日, 1938, by a group of rural residents in the Cost area who needed electricity for their farms. 4月5日, 1939, the REA approved the first loan to the Cooperative in the amount of $166,用于建设农村电力线路. Construction began in May of 1939, and eight months later, the first 356体育 lines went into service. Approximately 150 成员 in the Monthalia-Bebe area of Gonzales County were the first to receive electricity from 356体育. 我们帮助农村地区的居民摆脱了黑暗.
Our story began in 1938 with our pioneering leaders coming together to serve electricity to their local farms and neighbors. Over the years, 356体育’s offerings have grown more diverse along with our South Central Texas audience. Although we continue to serve electricity, we are not just an electric utility. Our products and services go beyond the meter to do more for our customers and communities.
作为德州最大最先进的合作社之一, we specialize in delivering products and services that fulfill the needs of thousands of families and businesses relying on us every day. 今天，它的形式是 电, 365体育备用网站, AC /加热销售 & 服务, 太阳能 选项和 356体育 covering Cuero, Gonzales, La Vernia, Schertz, Seguin and surrounding areas through:
- Fleet of mobile line crews as well as installation and service technicians
Most importantly, our employees are good people that live and work in the communities they serve. They care about the level of service you receive because you’ll see them at the grocery store, 在教堂, 分享日常的社区生活. 在356体育, we are a team of professionals who take pride in our values and providing local service with integrity.
我们对团队成员有很高的期望, but we also stand behind the people who support us with excellent benefits and advancement support programs. 我们寻找有才能的人, 积极的态度, 创造性的想法和职业道德带来意想不到的结果.