Established in 1997, United Electric Cooperative is a rural electric cooperative that is governed by a board of directors. It operates more than 4,000 miles of distribution lines that provide power for over 9,700 meters in Missouri and Iowa counties. The company staffs an administrative assistant, line superintendents, and office, member service and operation managers. Its subsidiary, United Services, offers satellite televisions, as well as Internet, propane and sewer services. United Electric Cooperative provides online billing services. Additionally, the company s advisors assist with load management, heating and cooling, water heating, insulating and other energy-related issues. United Electric Cooperative publishes a monthly newsletter.