Founded in 1945, Glacier Electric Cooperative Inc. is a provider of electricity to rural areas in and around Glacier County. Based in Cut Bank, Mont., the company supplies electricity to residential sectors, commercial businesses, irrigation projects, oil wells and street lighting. It offers energy efficiency rebates on water heaters, washing machines, refrigerators, freezers and dishwashers. Glacier Electric Cooperative Inc. also specializes in commercial energy management and energy assistance programs. The company purchases power from Bonneville Power Administration, a federal agency based in the Northwest. It provides electricity to Flathead, Glacier, Pondera and Toole counties and parts of Alberta, Canada.