BAKER CITY – (Release from Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative) To recognize National Preparedness Month, Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative is encouraging its member-owners to be prepared year-round for power outages. While ongoing updates to the power grid and electrical equipment continue to enhance reliability, outages may still occur, especially in months of extreme weather conditions. OTEC is raising awareness about resources that are available to members that can help make a power outage easier to manage.
Basic emergency supplies
Members should prepare essentials including:
Members should call OTEC at 541-523-3616 or log onto their accounts on www.otec.coop and make sure OTEC has current contact information so they can reach members if necessary. In the event of an outage:
About the cooperative
Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC) is a not-for-profit, member-owned electric cooperative that serves nearly 60,000 residents in four counties in Eastern Oregon. Headquartered in Baker City, OTEC has district offices in Burns, John Day and La Grande.