News Center

News Center

The News Center is designed to provide Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) members, local media and visitors with access to current and archived CREC publications, power outage information and tips.

Current Times Rural Missouri – The Current Times is the official publication of the more than 65,000 member owners of Cuivre River Electric. The Rural Missouri is the statewide publication of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives that offers news, views and features from around the state.


News Releases – View the latest news release from the CREC Communications Department, and access archived news releases from the past 12 months.


Outage & Storm Information – Important power outage information and helpful tips.


Outage Viewer – View Cuivre River Electric’s system map to get real time streaming power outage information.


Be Storm Smart – Are You Prepared? Promoting electrical safety is always in season - and a smart thing to do. Find helpful tips that include web-based resources for storm kit preparation, generator safety and power line safety, video links for storm safety and resources for youth. It also includes things families can do to be prepared before a storm, and be safe during and after a storm.


Power Outage Tips – Helpful power outage tips and information.


Power Restoration Plan – Cuivre River Electric’s plan for restoring your power in the event of a major storm or power outage.