Welcome to Howard Electric Cooperative

We are a non-profit electric cooperative owned by the members we serve. Headquartered in Fayette, Missouri, the cooperative serves Howard County, southern Randolph County, and portions of southeastern Chariton County, and northern Boone County. We are proud to provide safe, reliable, affordable and clean electric power to our member-owners.

Manager's Column

Read about the latest things going on at your cooperative and how what's going on around the world is impacting your cooperative straight from our CEO, Amber Overfelt.


Demand rates were implemented at Howard Electric in 2016 to ensure each member pays their fair share of our wholesale power bill and to give members more power over their electric bill. Explore the demand section of our website to find out more. 

Outage Center

Storms and outages are a part of living in the Midwest. Howard Electric understands this and strives to make the process of restoring power outages quicker and easier for our members. Visit our Outage Center for all of our outage resources. 

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