One of the advantages of being a member-owner of an electric cooperative is sharing in its success. Big Horn Rural Electric Company is proud to provide its member-owners with affordable electric rates to power their homes and businesses. Certainly, this is a measure of success. Your cooperative is equally proud to have returned $2.3 million dollars in capital credits over the last ten years - another measure of success.
However, the capital credit concept is often misunderstood. The following information is offered to help clarify this concept.