News Releases

10 Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted February 10th, 2017

Adams Electric Cooperative in Camp Point recently award $5,647.00 in Penny Power grants to ten area groups and organizations. The Penny Power program is funded by members of Adams Electric Cooperative who have their bills rounded up to the nearest dollar each month. The extra pennies are used to support community betterment projects throughout the […]


Adams Electric Cooperative wins statewide safety award

Posted February 10th, 2017

DECATUR – Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, was one of six co-ops in the state awarded a safety leadership award at the 2017 Association of Illinois Electric Cooperative’s (AIEC) Safety Supervisory Technical Conference held at the Decatur Hotel & Conference Center Jan. 31, and Feb. 1-2. In the past, safety awards were given based on […]


Ten 2017 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 18th, 2016

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2017 will award nine academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, a tenth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an electric […]


77th Annual Meeting Held

Posted September 13th, 2016

Bailey Park was filled with excitement as Adams Electric Cooperative members gathered for their Annual Meeting of Members on Wednesday, Sept. 7. General Manager Jim Thompson gave a tribute to employees saying, “in great organizations, employees must have vision, commitment to learning, good values and beliefs, communication skills and technical skills.” In a recent survey, […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Will Hold Its 77th Annual Meeting

Posted August 24th, 2016

Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, will hold its 77th Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at Bailey Park (north edge of Camp Point).  During the business meeting, members will hear reports by board officers and the manager. Three directors will be elected during the meeting.  Director candidates are: District 1 –Alan Acheson, consisting […]


Students Tour Washington, D.C. & Marcolla Named Youth Leadership Council Representative

Posted June 24th, 2016

Sam Brinkman of Payson, Madison Galloway of Mt. Sterling, Sophia Marcolla of Quincy, Emma Hildebrand of Mendon and Amber Shupe of Ursa represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 10-17. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the […]


Danielle Moss Wins IEC Memorial Scholarship

Posted June 24th, 2016

Danielle Moss of Quincy Senior High School is one of ten winners of this year’s Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship. She is the daughter of Cynthia Moss of Quincy. Danielle competed for the scholarship with 275 other students from across the state. The $2,000 awards are given each year to nine sons or daughters […]


Adams Electric Receives Top Honor & First Ever RESAP Excellence Award

Posted March 3rd, 2016

In February, Adams Electric Cooperative was presented with the top honor and first ever Excellence Award by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) in recognition of outstanding dedication and leadership to the Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program and in appreciation of their contributions to furthering the safety culture among Illinois Electric Cooperatives. The AIEC […]


Acheson, Benz, Kestner, Waner, and Willis Receive National Recognition

Posted February 15th, 2016

Five directors of Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, Illinois, have earned recognition by attaining the Director Gold credential offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Alan Acheson of Rushville, Jim Benz of Quincy, John Kestner of Payson, Lyle Waner of Loraine, and Bob Willis of Mt. Sterling have been notified that they have […]


Load Control

Posted January 18th, 2016

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling today, Monday, January 18, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. All water heaters will be turned “off” for the entire interruption. This control pertains to members on the CHC and CWH rates. If you have any questions regarding the interruptions, call Adams […]


Adams Electric Cooperative
Mailing address: P.O. Box 247, Camp Point, IL 62320
Headquarters Location: 700 E. Wood St., Camp Point, IL
Phone: 217-593-7701 – Fax: 217-593-7120