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March 1st Rate Increase

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 […]

EECA Youth Tour 2017

Youth to Washington

The Youth to Washington program is now open! Egyptian Electric Cooperative will select eight local teenagers for the 2018 Youth Day in Springfield and two for the 2018 Youth to Washington! Sophomores, juniors and seniors, attending a public or private high schools within the Egyptian Electric service territorial footprint, or otherwise a member of the […]

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Tax Extension on Geothermal Heat Pumps!

Early this morning the budget bill passed an extension of the 30% tax credit for residential and commercial geothermal heat pumps, which had expired at the end of 2016. The credit is retroactive for any installation placed in service after Dec. 31, 2016.  

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Member Warning!

Beware of Third-Party Payment Sites! There is an on-line bill pay website that appears to be affiliated with EECA, but it is not. DOXO.com is third-party website that allows people to pay their electric bills via their site. Some Egyptian Electric Cooperative members have felt misled after unknowingly stumbling upon the service while searching for […]

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High bills? Call us for an Energy Audit.

Do you feel your energy usage is higher than you feel it should be for you conditions?  As temperatures begin to drop and your energy focus turns from cooling your home to heating it, consider using this time to increase energy efficiency and cost savings for the colder months ahead. Whether your home is old […]

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Projected Rate Increase

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 35 […]

New Lineman Aaron Richards

New Lineman Aaron Richards

Robert Aaron Richards began his career here at Egyptian Electric Cooperative on Tuesday, January 2nd as a journeyman lineman. Aaron is a 2005 Murphysboro High School graduate, and started his career as a tree trimmer with Nelson out of high school. He was hired in 2007 at Southeastern Illinois Electric Cooperative (SEIEC), now headquartered in […]

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Cost of Service Study

Egyptian Electric Cooperative (EECA) has been conducting a current Cost of Service Study Analysis (COSA). This study is an important tool used in setting utility rates, as it fairly and equita-bly breaks down the costs of providing service to each rate class. Different kinds of users require different load characteristics and configurations of lines, transformers […]

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Welcome Abbie Weil!

Abbie Weil joined the EECA family December 11th as our newest Customer Service Representative! She was raised in Vergennes but later moved to Carbondale, graduating from Carbondale High School in 2013. Abbie graduated Summa Cum Laude from SIU Carbondale in Paralegal Studies.  She was previously a supervisor at Rule of Pie Shop in Murphysboro. Congratulations […]

Carterville Elementary 2017 Grant Winner

Classroom Grant Winners

Congratulations to our EIGHT 2017/2018 Touchstone Energy Classroom Grant winners and their students! Also, thank you to our 21 applicants from all over our service territory, can’t wait to see yours again next year. The top eight below were chosen by an independent panel of judges, each being awarded $500 for their school year project! […]