News Releases

Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Posted April 20th, 2018

On April 18, 2018, 19 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2018 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twelve students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and seven students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. After visiting the State Capitol, touring the Old Capitol and the Abraham Lincoln Museum, students participated in an interview competition. […]


Cooperatives Participate in Youth Day

Posted April 20th, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Jil Tracy and Representatives Norine Hammond and Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day in Springfield on Wednesday, April 18. More than 210 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view […]


Adams Electric Sponsors Live Line Demo, Inc.

Posted April 16th, 2018

Adams Electric Cooperative sponsored electrical safety demonstrations on April 3 & 4 for area students. The presentations, called Live Line Demo, Inc. were held at Quincy Senior High School and Central High School. The programs were presented by Steve Hancock, who is a trained lineman and works for Corn Belt Energy Cooperative in Bloomington, Illinois. […]


Thompson Receives Leadership Award

Posted February 21st, 2018

CAMP POINT – Adams Electric Cooperative (AEC) General Manager Jim Thompson received the Illinois Cooperative Council’s (ICC) Outstanding Cooperative Manager Award at the AEC’s office on Monday, February 19. For more than 30 years, efforts of the Illinois Cooperative Council have promoted a positive climate for cooperatives and helped to educate the public about the […]


High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted January 9th, 2018

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 8-15, 2018, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to […]


Two Long-Time Employees Retire From Adams Electric Cooperative

Posted January 8th, 2018

Pat Boylen began his career with Adams Electric on August 26, 1974 as a groundman. He has held the titles of Apprentice Lineman, Journeyman Lineman, Lead Lineman and Line Foreman. Since July 2013, Pat has worked as a Technician I. He has been dedicated to serving members for over 43 years! Pat and his wife, […]


Brown County Wind Turbine Renamed in Honor of the late Randy D. Rigg

Posted October 23rd, 2017

On Friday, October 20, 2017, Adams Electric Cooperative renamed the Brown County Wind Turbine in honor of the late Randy D. Rigg, a former Lead Technician. Randy Rigg worked at Adams Electric Cooperative for 27 years and passed away on April 3, 2017. During his career, the Cooperative installed two wind turbines, one south of […]


Ten 2018 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 23rd, 2017

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2018 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 […]


New web portal to pay your bill!

Posted September 21st, 2017

We changed member service portals on September 10, 2017. If this is the first time you’ve been on our website to access the portal to pay your bill since September 10, please login using the following instructions: Previous Users of Our Old System: Click on “My Account” in the upper left corner” to access the portal. […]


Annual Meeting Held

Posted September 18th, 2017

CAMP POINT – Bailey Park was filled with members of Adams Electric Cooperative for its 78th Annual Meeting of Members on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Members enjoyed a pork chop dinner, a vendor show and activities for kids. During the meeting, Adams Electric Board President Lyle Waner discussed the legacy of the cooperative’s first general manager. […]


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