Boone Electric Cooperative
Boone Electric Cooperative (BEC) is an electric utility company engaged in providing electric services to its consumers. The company serves homes, farms, businesses and industries in its service area with 29,107 connected electric meters and more than 2,975 miles of electric power lines with a density of 9.78 electric meters per mile of line. The other services offered by BEC include energy efficiency programs, ground source heat pump, water heater program, energy audit, dual fuel, medical alert program, and surge protection. The company serves various counties including Boone County, Southern Randolph County and portions of Callaway, Howard, Audrain and Monroe counties. BEC along with the 40 other Missouri electric cooperatives, gets its power primarily from coal-fired power plants, which are administered by Central Electric Power Cooperative and Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. It is headquartered at Columbia in Missouri, the US.