Carruthers Classroom Grant Winners 2016

Classroom Empowerment Grants

It’s that time of the year again, and Egyptian Electric Cooperative is again offering our Touchstone Energy Classroom Empowerment Grants to our local schools within our territory! We are aware that adequate funding for many school systems has been a challenge. Commitment to Community is one of our Touchstone Energy core principles, and we are […]

Wrights in Sparta

New Kiosk at Wright’s in Sparta

We have officially found a home for the existing Steeleville office kiosk in preparation for our transition. Effected August 23rd members can not only make payment during and after-hours at the Marketplace Shell in Carbondale, but at the Wright Do-it Center located at 1306 N. Market Street in Sparta, next to the Wal-Mart and behind […]

Shane Hermetz

New Interim Manager

At the end of July 2017, Vice-President/General Manager Jim Riddle retired from Egyptian Electric Cooperative. Shane Hermetz has been appointed as Interim Manager; previously serving as Assistant Manager. The Board of Directors continues to work toward selecting a new General Manager, and hopes to fill the position in the coming months.

Relected Board of Directors

Members Attend 79th Annual Meeting

Egyptian Electric Cooperative conducted its 79th Annual Meeting of the Members on the evening of Thursday July 20, 2017 at the Steeleville American Legion. Approximately 708 guests were in attendance, including the 416 registered members. During the business meeting, the members re-elected three directors, Steve Prest of Coulterville, Larry Ebers of Steeleville, and Gil Kroening […]

Picture of New Lobby

Official Move Date

The existing Murphysboro and Steeleville offices located at 10169 Old Highway 13 in Murphysboro, and 1005 W. Broadway in Steeleville, will officially close for business on Thursday, October 19th at 4:00 p.m. Egyptian Electric will be closed for employee training Friday, October 20th, and the new headquarters facility located at 1732 Finney Road in Murphysboro […]

Finney Substation Avian Cover Up

Finney Substation & Avian Protection

We had a bird that got into Finney Substation and caused significant damage to two of our regulators and a wide spread outage, the morning of Sunday July 2nd.  The Finney Substation is north of Murphysboro, on Route 127, and just south of our new headquarters facility.  It serves the north side of Murphysboro, Vergennes, Elkville, DeSoto, and members […]

Emma and Griffin EECA Delegates

Youth to Washington

Griffin Bradley of Percy and Emma Kerkhover of Chester represented Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association in Washington, D.C. this year for the annual Youth to Washington Tour, June 9-16. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction to our democratic form of government and cooperatives for rural […]

Annual Meeting Photo

79th Annual Meeting of the Members

You are invited to attend the 79th Annual Meeting of the Members at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at the American Legion Hall in Steeleville, Ill., located at 303 South Chester Street. Registration will open, and food service begins at 4 p.m. Registered cooperative members will receive a $20 credit on their August bill […]

Picture of 2017 Annual Meeting Scholarship Application

Scholarship Applications Now Available

The 2017 Annual Meeting Scholarship Application is now available, and Egyptian Electric Cooperative is now accepting applications!  For the downloadable application and more information on eligibility, please visit our Annual Meeting Scholarship page.  Application are due to the Cooperative by 4:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017

New Kiosk located at Marketplace Shell in Carbondale

Marketplace Shell Kiosk

Beginning the first week of April, you are now able to pay your bill at our new, and first, off-site kiosk location located east of Carbondale, at the Marketplace Shell at N. Reed Station Road and Route 13, open 6 a.m. to midnight! For more information visit our Ways to Pay webpage.