Founded in 1945, Western Cooperative Electric Association Inc. provides agricultural, commercial and industrial consumers with electrical power and services. The company serves customers in eight counties of the northwest Kansas, covering 11,514 meters and 3,899 miles of line. With employee strength of over 50 professionals, the firm offers electrician services, new construction, controllers, repair, trenching, ditching, and farm and oil field services. In addition, the company conducts safety demonstrations to tackle hazardous situations in schools, organizations and civic groups. Western Cooperative Electric Association Inc. is associated with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Safe Electricity and Wheatland Electric, among others.