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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Wishing you all the best in 2019!

Father Time marches on. The year 2018 is history. What will 2019 bring to us? 2018 Margin Rebate Your cooperative will experience kWh sales approximately 5% above budget for 2018 (pending December use). This coupled with expenses coming in below budget has resulted in net operating margins significantly above our budgeted levels. Your board of directors approved for these additional... Read More

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EIEC Welcomes Lauri Quick to the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative has appointed Lauri Quick as the newest Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative board member. Quick will serve as director from District 9, a position that became vacant after the passing of Jay Hageman, long-time EIEC director. She has been a member of Eastern Illini for ten years and brings a wealth of... Read More

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Dedicated to Restoring Power

The Old Farmer’s Almanac, founded in 1792, claims an 80 percent accuracy rate – and if you believe that, you might be optimistic about the weather forecast for January and February. Recently released predictions call for warmer-than-average temperatures and above normal rainfall and below average snowfall. Illinois weather is often unpredictable and chances are there will be a few winter... Read More

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Eastern Illini Welcomes New Employees

TROY ALLEN Vehicle Service Technician Troy maintains, repairs and services cooperative vehicles including cars, light to medium duty trucks, aerial man-lifts and derricks with gas and diesel engines, hydraulic systems, hydraulic tools, and small engine equipment. He also maintains, repairs and services cooperative buildings, and mechanical and electrical equipment. Troy resides in Ludlow, IL with his wife Tami. He enjoys... Read More

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Harold Loy Retiring from EIEC Board of Directors

Success of any electric cooperative has a lot to do with a board of directors with a desire to do what is in the best interest of members and the entire co-op. Since 1992, Harold Loy has served as a member of the Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. For 27 years, Harold has provided leadership to the cooperative.... Read More

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

During the end of the year as the holiday season approaches, many of us reflect on the past year and think about our community. The term community has various meanings for each of us. For electric cooperatives such as Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, community is our members, employees, and the territory in which we provide service. This month, we highlight... Read More

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It Pays To Be a Co-op Member

Capital Credits: The Power of Membership As a member of Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, you have ownership. Any excess revenue above what it costs to run the business (margins earned) is returned to members in the form of capital credits. We are pleased to let you know that Eastern Illini is returning (retiring) more than $1.1 million in capital credits... Read More

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