“The Economic Impact of America’s Electric Cooperatives” was conducted by FTI Consulting and commissioned by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and the Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC).
This report quantifies what many rural American families and businesses know well—electric cooperatives are powerful engines of economic development in their local communities. Affordable and reliable electricity is a key ingredient for a successful economy. Because electric cooperatives were built by, belong to, and are rooted in the communities that they serve, they play a vibrant role as economic cornerstones for millions of American families, businesses and workers.
From 2013-17, electric co-ops:
A copy of the full report can be here: The Economic Impact of America's Electric Cooperatives