Monthly Archives: June 2018

Message from the President: Happy Independence Day!

I want to thank all of our members who attended the recent annual meeting. More than 1,000 members, and their families, enjoyed the days' festivities! Along with the fun, food, and great entertainment, we were pleased to present a very positive outlook for your cooperative during the business meeting. As we reflect on 2017, it was a good year and the forecast for 2018 shows promise. I want to assure... Read More

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Annual Meeting Recap

The Annual Meeting is one of the benefits of being part of an electric cooperative. On Thursday, June 7, more than 1,000 members and their families (totaling over 2,000 people) attended Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative’s 31st Annual Meeting. The event was geared for family fun and featured several children’s activities, including bounce houses, an inflatable obstacle course, a petting zoo,... Read More

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Every six minutes an underground utility line is damaged because of digging

Power outages are an inconvenience, but some are preventable. Recently, residents of an east central Illinois town saw their electricity go out, all because a work crew digging in the area mistakenly hit an underground power line. As gardening and home improvement projects peak, now is a good time to remember how to stay safe around electricity, especially when digging... Read More

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Steps to make your home more efficient during hot summer months

Home efficiency during summer months have a lot in common as the home efficiency checks that you do during the winter months. Make sure that you change your air filters at least monthly to keep your unit running efficiently. Just like checking for cold air leaking in through cracks in the winter, look for any areas that may need weather... Read More

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