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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Geared up for safety

Can you imagine working a job that requires you to lift heavy equipment and perform detailed tasks near deadly high voltage? Now imagine doing this 40 feet in the air, and sometimes, in extreme weather. This is the life of a lineman. These brave men and women answer when called – and they do so to ensure that you are... Read More

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Home heating: electricity vs. propane

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for nearly half of the energy use in a typical U.S. home, making it the largest energy expense. While few people enjoy spending money on home heating fuels, consumers are willing to pay for comfort in the form of heat. In these colder months when the temperatures dip and... Read More

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Message from the President: A year in review

Strong kWh sales highlight a solid 2014. Welcome to 2015! Didn’t it seem like the year 2014 went by too quickly?  It certainly did for me. 2014 was an interesting year for your cooperative. As my first year as your President/CEO concludes, I’d like to thank you for welcoming me to the cooperative family. The weather was a bit unusual,... Read More

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Scholarship Opportunities

Eastern Illini Electric Co-op is proud to offer two separate scholarship programs for graduating seniors. The first scholarship opportunity involves students from all of the electric cooperatives in Illinois. The second one is exclusively for Eastern Illini member families. In 2015, ten scholarships, of $1,500 each, will be awarded to eligible high school seniors through the Illinois Electric Cooperative (IEC)... Read More

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