Barry Electric Cooperative is a nonprofit electric system, owned by the customer or members who use the services it provides. Barry Electric, headquartered in Cassville, Mo., was established in 1946. The company has helped bring electric service to rural areas in Barry County. It serves 9000 customers through 1000 miles of 7620 volts distribution system. Barry Electric conducts safety programs to educate its customers on the safe use of and the dangers of electricity. It also offers energy audit and energy efficient homes program that is available for adults.