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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]