Dear Members, We wanted to share with you the reason you may not be able to get through to our after-hours call answering and dispatching partner. We partnered with the Cooperative Response Center (CRC), a service cooperative that shares the same seven cooperative principles we operate under, 15 years ago. They have had very good […]
Early closure of Prairie State Energy Campus could result in 20-25% higher rural utility bills. Don’t let environmental policy get ahead of technology. Tell Governor Pritzker and our State Legislators that we must keep energy affordable and reliable. Visit https://voicesforcooperativepower.com/take…/alertid/1556/ to take action.
February 2021 was the coldest February for the United States in over 30 years, according to the NOAA report., and the coldest February for the entire globe since 2014. Members heating with electric, probably saw substantial increases in their usage.
Jay Krump, a journeyman lineman for our cooperative has retired as of Friday, March 12th after 15 years of service. He started at the co-op in April of 2006. He had previously worked for the city of Waterloo in a similar position. We wish Jay and his wife, Karen, all the best in their retirement!
It is with great sadness that we announce retired groundman, Steve Candler has passed away. He worked for the cooperative almost forty years. Steve never met a stranger and came to work with great enthusiasm and good humor. Our sympathies go out to his wife, Anne and his family.