Farmers Electric Cooperative is not just an electric utility—it's an electric cooperative. Our member-owners have a voice in the policies and practices of our business. Unlike some electric companies, Farmers EC is a non-profit organization that is locally owned and operated. Our employees are our neighbors and yours, working to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. Formed in 1937 to bring electricity to the rural areas of Northeast Texas, today we serve more than 68,000 homes and businesses in the fast-growing region spanning Dallas, Collin, Rockwall, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, Hopkins, Delta, Franklin, Fannin, Van Zandt, and Wood counties in Texas. We continually strive to be recognized as an exceptional cooperative by our members, employees, and communities, and to exceed expectations for quality and services. With careful management of resources, dedicated employees, and strategic planning, we've managed to keep our electricity prices low and our service reliability high.