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About JREC:  For more than 79 years, Jump River Electric Cooperative has been providing quality, reliable electrical service, as well as offering you a variety of services, including appliance sales; electric heat, water heater, and load management options; and Viasat Internet, just to name a few.  We are about and for the PEOPLE.  Working together, our homes, our businesses and our lives are enhanced through Jump River Electric Cooperative.  Call for details at (715) 532-5524, e-mail us at or click on one of the buttons to the left or below for more information on JREC.  Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ladysmith and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hayward outpost.

Watts New at JREC? 

  • LCO-JREC Update - JREC has been working hard to reach an agreement with the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (LCO) regarding the on ongoing easement situation. On February 20, the board of directors unanimously approved the letter that has been delivered to the LCO Tribal Council and you can view by clicking here.

    JREC wants you our member owners in all districts to be informed as we move forward with our negotiations with the LCO. JREC entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the LCO and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) which was executed in the late fall of 2017. The MOU seeks a final decision to be reached on or before April 30, 2018, this letter addresses the options JREC has brought before the Tribal Council to reach a possible resolution.

    JREC will continue to update our member owners through articles in the Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News Magazine, this website and on Facebook.

    Respectfully, Jim Anderson, General Manager

  • We may be looking for you!
    Jump River Electric Cooperative has several former members who have not cashed their capital credit checks that were paid out in 2015. The list of names is published here. Please contact us only if you know the current address of someone on this list.  You can reach us at 715-532-5524 or email us at In cases where the person is deceased, please call us if you know the contact information for a relative or benefactor who may have rightful claim to the cap-ital credits. Any unclaimed checks will revert to the Wisconsin Federated Youth Foundation, Inc. The Foundation is a charitable tax-exempt trust established by the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association for educational purposes.


    Pursuant to the Wisconsin Statutes Section 185.03 (10), you are hereby notified that Jump River Electric Cooperative Inc., of Ladysmith, WI 54848, has in its possession unclaimed funds that may belong to you. You can claim these funds by contacting the Cooperative and furnishing proof of your legal interest in such funds on or before September 6, 2018. You are further notified that unless you do claim such funds and provide satisfactory evidence of your right to receive the same by September 6, 2018, these funds will automatically be forfeited and transferred to the Wisconsin Federated Youth Foundation for educational and charitable purposes.  The list of names are here. 

  • Regular Board Meeting minutes and the video, along with monthly board expenses can be viewed online.  Click on the Board of Director/Meeting Information tab to the left or click here to view this information.

  • Don't Blow It In A Storm.  Safe Electricity has prepared a Severe Storm Preparedness Kit Check List to help you prepare for a storm during any season.  Click here for this checklist.

  • Viasat Satellite Internet AVAILABLE with NEW UNLIMITED PACKAGES!  Think about your life and how it could be if you had an Internet connection that was suddenly FAST!  You could have snappier web browsing, share more photos with friends and family, and even watch your favorite video.   Click on the internet Rates & Service Area link to find out more about this service. 

  • Myths vs. Facts:  The Truth about Advanced Meters.  Click here to read more about how JREC is working hard to replace our current Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) meters to Radio Frequency (RF) meters to better serve you.

  • On-line Billing & Payment is here with Now you can pay your bill on-line with a credit/debit card, choose paperless billing, view your billing on-line, sign up for direct bill payment, and sign-up for recurring payment with a credit/debit card, just click here!  If you would like to pay your bill each month through a checking or savings account, sign up for our automatic payment plan today. Click here to print out a checking/savings account automatic payment plan sign-up form.

  • $10,800 in SCHOLARSHIP opportunities now available to JREC members. Click here or on the products/services link to find out if you qualify and how you can apply for one of the many scholarships we have available.

  • Click here to read more on the two major components that make up your monthly electric bill.

  • SAFETY TIPS click here!

  • AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY SERVICE please call 866-273-5111.  For fastest service during normal working hours, please contact the Ladysmith or Hayward office directly.  Contact Ladysmith at 715-532-5524 or Hayward at 715-634-4575.

  •   Saving with the Stimulus  The economic stimulus package has become a fact!  You can save big on your energy bill, while improving the environment.  More details are available at

  • A Free Home and Commercial Energy Resource is now available to members.  Subscribe today and receive a newsletter and find ways to lower your energy bills; discover ways to green your lifestyle and improve the environment; use online calculators to determine how much energy you're using and even get a chance to Ask the Expert.  Members can also subscribe to a free newsletter.  Sign up today for Jump River Electric Cooperative Questline - a resource for Commercial/Industrial and Residential Members.  Click here for more information or on the Questline link to the left.

  • Are you planning future Landscaping projects?  Look ahead at what you will want to consider if you plan on landscaping around power lines. Click here.

  • Many members have been asking us about SPACE HEATERS.  Space heaters are a great way to warm specific rooms in your room without having to crank up the thermostat, but using space heaters doesn't come without an additional cost and risk!  Click here for more information on space heaters and their cost.  Click here for space heater safety tips and find out how to keep your home safe.

  • Interested in working for JREC, click here for a job application.  Job applications are only accepted for a current open position.

  •   JREC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.