It “pays” to be a cooperative member! A total of 6,470 capital credit checks from the 2018 general retirements were mailed out October 12, 2018 and should be delivered soon. The 2018 distributions were for 1987 and part of 1988, to the members that received electricity from us during those years. The totaled amount returned […]
Shane Hermetz, Egyptian Electric General Manager, has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2019 will award eleven academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, a twelfth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an electric lineworker […]
It’s that time of the year and Egyptian Electric Cooperative is again offering our Touchstone Energy Classroom Empowerment Grants to the local schools within our service territory! We continue to be aware that adequate funding for many school systems has been a challenge. This year there will be TEN $500 Classroom Empowerment Grants that will […]
Been holding on to some items you haven’t known what do with? Join us for our community fall electronics recycling and document shred day at Egyptian Electric Cooperative on Saturday, October 6th, 8:00-12:00 p.m. See more information and the flyer at the Recycling Day page to learn more, including what is accepted and unaccepted for […]
We have modified our existing Budget Billing program. Starting in September we will do the recalculations every four months. The recalculation months are May, September and January, with new amounts due going into effect for June, October and February bills. The recalculated amount will be listed in the message box (the month before made effective) […]
For the month of August, submit your e-mail address to firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered in for a $25.00 bill credit drawing. Submissions for chance to win are open until close of business on August 31st, to be applied on September bill.
Areas in Jackson County will soon have increased protection from flooding thanks to Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association’s (EECA) assistance in securing a $360,000, zero-interest, 10-year loan for Degognia-Fountain Bluff Levee & Drainage District. This loan is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) program with $300,000 of these […]
We have partnered with Walker’s Bluff and have 2 VIP tickets to give away for their Summer Concert presents Sara Evans on Saturday, June 23, 2018! VIP tickets include great seats, buffet, and private parking! Congratulations to Tricia Asbury of Vergennes for being selected as the winner!
The 2018 Egyptian Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting Scholarship is now open for application! To learn about the application rules, and for the application, visit our Annual Meeting Scholarships webpage, under Community & Youth Programs! Five scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded the evening of July 17, 2018. Deadline to apply is July 6, 2018.
It has been 5 years since Egyptian Electric has undergone a rate change, last being in 2012. Few consumers per mile of line (7.5 average) coupled with wholesale power cost variables and various terrain throughout our service territory causes EECA’s costs incurred per mile of line to be higher compared to investor owned utilities at […]