Cooperative News

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

Posted April 16th, 2019

On April 3, 2019, 33 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2019 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twenty students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and thirteen 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. […]


Adams Electric Returns $1,439 in Capital Credits to City of Quincy

Posted February 6th, 2019

Adams Electric Cooperative, which serves Quincy Regional Airport, returned $1,439.99 in capital credits to the City of Quincy. General Manager Jim Thompson presented the check for the City of Quincy’s Quincy Regional Airport account to the Airport Manager Sandra Shore, Director of Planning & Development Chuck Bevelheimer, and Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore. The City of […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Joined the Forces Responding to Hurricane Damages

Posted November 1st, 2018

Adams Electric Cooperative joined other Illinois electric cooperatives to respond to damages from Hurricane Michael. Adams Electric sent a four-man crew, Line Foreman Mike Olson, Journeyman Linemen Gary Wagner and Chad Reische, and Apprentice Lineman Brennan Caspermeyer. A little over two weeks ago, the crew headed to South River Electric Membership Corporation in Dunn, North […]


Adams Electric linemen compete in Lineman’s Safety Rodeo

Posted October 2nd, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – Linemen from Adams Electric Cooperative participated in the 21st annual Lineman’s Safety Rodeo sponsored by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives on Friday, Sept. 28. This year, 13 teams from 11 electric co-ops participated in the friendly competition. The rodeo highlights the skills linemen use to work safely and efficiently. Austin Aschemann, Brennan […]


Crews Return from South River Electric Membership in North Carolina

Posted September 20th, 2018

Our 4-man crew has safely returned from assisting South River Electric Membership in Dunn, North Carolina. Line Foreman Duane Jones and Linemen Anthony Jarboe, Brad Smith, and Jon Metz left last week arriving on Friday. A total of 17 Illinois electric co-ops sent crews to assist. SREM has 43,000 members. By Friday night, 26,000 members […]


Adams Electric Held Its 79th Annual Meeting

Posted September 6th, 2018

Despite disruptive storms in the area, all necessary business was conducted during Adams Electric Cooperative’s 79th annual meeting of members held Wednesday, Sept. 5 at Bailey Park.  Members still braved the weather with approximately 1,000 meals being served. The event included many activities for kids, more than 30 local vendors, organizational booths and a porkchop […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Will Hold Its 79th Annual Meeting

Posted August 31st, 2018

Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, will hold its 79th Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 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 7 – Jim Benz, […]


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. […]


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