Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) is a progressive electric utility, member-owned cooperative serving Southside Virginia headquartered in Chase City. We have two other district offices in Emporia and Gretna.
EMPOWER Broadband is a wholly-owned telecommunications subsidiary of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC). MEC has deployed a fiber communications system that facilitates EMPOWER Broadband's offering of fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) voice and internet services to rural residents across Southside Virginia. In addition to its fast growing rank of ultra-high-speed fiber broadband subscribers, EMPOWER Broadband continues to offer traditional phone services and internet over Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL) in some areas. In addition to providing its subscribers with ultra-high-speed internet access and voice services, EMPOWER Broadband strives to be an excellent corporate citizen that works diligently to enhance the quality of life in the communities it serves.