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Monthly Archives: March 2017



Keeping You Safe: Thunderstorm Safety

When thunderstorms are rolling your way, stay safe with these helpful tips. Spring weather in Illinois can certainly be unpredictable. Knowing what to do if a spring storm comes through can help you protect your friends and family from dangerous situations. The American Red Cross has developed this list of tips and strategies to help you stay safe during a... Read More

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Technology: The Well-connected Lineman

Technology is now driving efficiencies and better member service for today’s electric co-op personnel. When electric cooperatives were formed in the 1930s, their technology was primitive by any standard. Digging holes for the utility poles by hand, walking them up into those holes, and using ladders to reach equipment needing service were all common occurrences. And if you had to... Read More

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Message from the President: Employee Appreciation

Each April, we take time for a special thank you to all of our extraordinary employees. All Eastern Illini employees are dedicated to providing you with excellent service as we work hard to keep the lights on for you. We depend on our entire staff to keep your co-op running smoothly, but on April 10, 2017, we join with utilities... Read More

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