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Nominating Committee Report – Candidates Announced 2024

The Nominating Committee met at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the headquarters office to nominate directors to be elected at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the Members. The nominating committee nominated the following members, for director seats, to serve a three-year term beginning in 2024: Randall Campbell,

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Warning Against Deceptive Claims from Solar Installation Companies

MURPHYSBORO, IL –Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) is issuing a cautionary alert to its consumer-members (those who receive electricity from EECA) and the public regarding the deceptive tactics of out-of-state solar installers falsely claiming to be partnered with EECA. “Unfortunately, this is an ongoing national issue of solar companies falsely

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Annual Meeting Scholarships 2024

Annual Meeting Scholarships Now Available!

The 2024 Egyptian Electric Cooperative (EECA) Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications are now available from now until July 5, 2024. Application is open to any full-time, or soon to be full-time, college enrolled student that are dependents/children of member-consumers of EECA (receiving electricity from EECA), and who have been member-consumers one

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Save the Date: EECA’s 86th Annual Meeting of the Members

Please plan to join us at our headquarters on Thursday, July 11th, for an important gathering of our cooperative community. More details are coming soon!    Our cooperative is governed by a board of 9 at-large directors, all of whom are consumer-members, elected yearly by our membership at this meeting.

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Youth Tour Winners 2024

EECA Announces Winners for Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) is excited to share that this year’s recipients of the esteemed scholarships for Youth Day to Springfield and Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. have been chosen! Auna McClure from Elverado High School and Allie Robinson from Trico High School have been selected as the bright

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Safety and Energy Awards

Egyptian Electric recognized at Safety and Energy Conference

SPRINGFIELD – Safety is of utmost importance, especially in the electric industry. To further safety education, lineworkers, supervisors, and warehouse personnel from electric co-ops across Illinois gathered in Springfield to attend the annual Safety and Energy Conference Jan. 31-Feb. 1, hosted by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC). The

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Fields and Wires 2024

EECA Hosts Electrical Safety Event for First Responders and Farmers

We’re thrilled to highlight the success of our recent Fields & Wires Safety Workshop, an educational event centered on electrical safety that attracted a full house of first responders, farmers, and various other professionals who work in close proximity to power lines. The safety message, led by our Engineering and

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Thank You for Supporting Operation Round Up!

To our members who contributed to Operation Round Up, THANK YOU! Your generosity has allowed us to give back to organizations doing meaningful work in Southern Illinois. In the spirit of transparency and accountability, we are excited to share the impact we’ve achieved together. Since 2020, your collective efforts have raised

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Operation Round Up

Sign Up for Operation Round Up!

We invite you to join us on a mission to support charitable organizations making a meaningful difference in southern Illinois. By rounding up your monthly bill to the next whole dollar through our Operation Round Up program, you can contribute to a collective effort that provides financial assistance to local

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EECA Announces Winners of Classroom Empowerment Grants

Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Classroom Empowerment Grants for the 2023-24 school year. The grants, each valued at $500, aim to support classroom projects that will improve educational opportunities for the school and students. The competition was open to both public and

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