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Applications Now Available for Youth Tour!

Youth to Washington applications are now being accepted until March 8, 2019! Youth Day to Springfield will be Wednesday, April 3rd and Youth to Washington will be June 14-21, 2019.  Visit our Youth to Washington page to learn more and apply!

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EECA Awards TEN $500 Touchstone Energy Classroom Grants

Ten area classrooms will now be enhanced with an extra $500 thanks to grants from Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA). For many years, EECA has offered the Touchstone Energy Classroom Empowerment Grants to local schools within its service territory, and this year, it increased the number of recipients from eight to 10. “We continue to […]

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EECA secures Southern Illinois Airport a $750,000 Loan

The Southern Illinois Airport Authority (SIAA) in Murphysboro has an active 2019 construction season planned. Four new buildings will be constructed in the next year with the price tag of nearly $8 million. Three buildings will be new aircraft hangar facilities and one will house a new airport terminal. Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) worked […]

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$411,146.72 In Capital Credit Checks Mailed!

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 […]

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Now Accepting Applications for the $2,000 IEC Scholarships

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 […]

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2018 Classroom Grants Now Accepted

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 […]

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Electronics/Shred Day October 6th!

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 […]

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Modified Budget Billing Program

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) […]

Enter to win a $25.00 bill credit by sending email to info@eeca.coop

Enter to Win $25 Bill Credit!

For the month of August, submit your e-mail address to info@eeca.coop 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.

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$360,000 Loan to Degognia-Fountain Bluff Levee District

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 […]