Darke Rural Electric Cooperative (REC), Inc. is a not-for-profit, member-owned electric distribution system serving the energy needs of more than 5,000 members in Darke, Preble, and Mercer counties in west central Ohio.

As a cooperative, Darke REC is committed to the members it serves, and we strive to provide exemplary service and reliable, affordable power. 

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Opportunities for Local Youth

2023 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to all who participated in the 2023 DREC Children of Members Scholarship contest!



Erin Bergman


Jacob Rice

Dominic Rhodehamel

Madison Warner

Mason Shuttleworth

2023 Annual Meeting of Members


Darke Rural Electric Cooperative hosted it's 86th annual Meeting of Members on March 16th, 2023 at Romer's Catering in Greenville, Ohio. Members were asked to vote by mail or online, prior to the meeting, for the board of trustees in districts four and seven. 

Congratulations to District #4 winner Michelle Marker and District #7 winner Matt Webster! 

One of our seven principles is "Democratic Member Control." You can exercise your rights each year by voting for our board of trustees prior to the annual meeting in March. Trustees serve a three-year term. 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR - 2024 Annual Meeting of Members - March 14th at Romer's Catering in Greenville 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 278
Greenville, OH 45331

Office Address:
1120 Fort Jefferson Ave.
Greenville, OH 45331

937-548-4114 | 800-776-5612

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