Cooperative News

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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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