Monthly Archives: October 2017

Capital credit checks are in the mail

We are pleased to let you know that Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative is returning (retiring) more than $1 million in capital credit to members, via checks, during the month of November. Capital credits are one of the many benefits of co-op membership. Capital credits allocated from 1986 - 1988 will be returned to those who were members during those years.... Read More

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Energy efficiency for the modern family

If you are struck by the amount of screens, remotes, gaming controls, charging stations and cords that have become fixtures in your home, you are not alone. The typical American family is well connected and owns a variety of electronic devices. According to the PEW Research Institute, 95 percent of U.S. families have a cell phone and 77 percent of... Read More

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Reduce heating & cooling costs with geothermal

Geothermal heating and cooling is a viable option for existing homes as well as new construction and is one way homeowners can reduce their electric bills. A geothermal heating and cooling system is also known as a ground-source heat pump. It is a system of tubes buried horizontally or vertically in the ground containing a water/anti-freeze mixture that circulates through... Read More

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Message from the President: Giving thanks

The diminishing daylight hours, chilly air, and fall colors all signal that we are well into the fall season. The harvest season is nearing completion as well. Winter will soon be upon us. Weather forecasters anticipate above normal precipitation this winter and our area seems to be in between the arctic influence and the milder temperature regions. November is a... Read More

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Thomas H. Moore IEC Memorial Scholarship Program

The Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program awards ten $2,000 scholarships annually to students entering college to assist them with educational costs. The fund was designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family,” while also providing a means for co-ops and individuals to honor deceased members of the co-op family through memorial gifts. About the scholarships Five... Read More

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Win a trip to Washington, D.C.!

2018 Youth to Washington Program APPLY NOW! 2018 Trip Dates Youth Day to Springfield: April 18, 2018 Youth to Washington trip: June 8-15, 2018 We're proud to offer high school sophomores and juniors the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to Washington D.C. Students will spend a week, June 8 - 15, 2018, meeting new people while... Read More

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