ARC’s Mission

Bring members electric energy through projects that are reliable, sustainable, cost effective, and environmentally sound.

Who We Are

American Rural Cooperative Power (ARC Power) is a new electric generation and transmission organization, which can generate, purchase, sell and transmit electric energy for its members. As a cooperative, ARC Power will work to manage wholesale and retail electricity assets for its members.


ARC Power fulfills key objectives of Michigan’s UP Energy Task Force.

Encourage Providers

Encouraged all UP electric providers to participate in a region wide electric plan.

Grid Reliability

ARC will assess grid reliability while also identifying opportunities for members.

Forecast Electricity

ARC Power will work to forecast electricity demand.

Finding Incentive

ARC finds incentives for collaboration amongst its members.


Some of the projects ARC Power is managing.

Leading the Energy Transition

EV Infrastructure

Faster, More Reliable Data

Broadband Infrastructure

Building the Smart Grid of Tomorrow

Transmission Infrastructure

Our Members

ARC Power will be stabilizing power supply costs and managing future rate increases for its members.

Cloverland Electric Cooperative


Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians