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Getting Connected

By connecting with Lower Yellowstone Rural Electrical Cooperative you become a voting member-owner of the cooperative. Every LYREC consumer has an equal voice in the business. Cooperatives are truly democracies in action.

To receive electricity from Lower Yellowstone, you need to successfully submit a Membership Application to our office with a $10 membership fee.  A deposit may be required when initiating service with LYREC. The minimum deposit on a residential service is $400.00 per meter.  If the location has electric heat,  it is a minimum of $600.00.  If the service is a large load, the deposit will be depend on the size of the service. Once you application has been processed, you are a member with full rights and privileges. 

If you are looking to add a new service, we recommend you speak with our operations department as soon as possible by calling 406-488-1602.  

Application for Electric Service:

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In order to apply for electric service from LYREC, you must first download, print out and return the membership application. This form is in Adobe.pdf format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open this document. You can download Acrobat Reader free from Adobe's web site.

Send competed membership application to:

Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative:
3200 W Holly
P.O. Box 1047
Sidney, MT 59270
fax: 406-488-6524


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