About Us

Homer Electric Cooperative lit signage in front of a bright purple, pink, orange, and yellow sunriseMission Statement

To safely provide reliable electricity to our members and our community through superior customer service and innovative energy solutions at fair and reasonable prices.


In 1945, nine forward-thinking citizens of Homer met and began working together to form Alaska’s fifth rural electric cooperative. Their first official Rural Electrification Administration (REA) meeting was December 17, 1945, and the system was energized March 13, 1950, making Homer brighter for 56 cooperative members.


Homer Electric employs 130 regular, full-time employees, two seasonal employees and six temporary positions:

  • Corporate office in Homer
  • Central Peninsula Service Center in Kenai
  • Nikiski Generation Plant
  • Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Plant
  • Bernice Lake Power Plant
  • Soldotna Power Plant

HEA Facts

  • 25,077 member-owners
  • 35,865 meter locations
  • 2,499 total miles of energized line
  • 3,166 square-mile service area on the southern Kenai Peninsula