Founded in 1939, Marlboro Electric Cooperative provides electric energy to more than 6,000 consumers in South Carolina. The agency is affiliated with the Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina, Cooperative Electric Energy Utility Supply and Central Electric Power Cooperative. It is one of the 600 Touchstone Energy cooperatives in the United States. Marlboro Electric Cooperative specializes in the Green Power program that is generated by Santee Cooper, which is a source of power for the state s electric cooperatives. The program has achieved national Green-e certification through the Center for Resource Solutions. The agency additionally offers Marlboro Electric Internet that provides e-mail and Web hosting services.