Cooperative News

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 Sends Crews to Help Repair Storm Damage

Posted December 29th, 2015

McDonough Power Cooperative and Corn Belt Energy were hit by ice and wind damage on Sunday night into early Monday morning. The weather caused numerous outages in both territories. When sister cooperatives are hit hard by storms, the emergency work plan is activated and cooperatives join forces to fix the damage. Adams Electric Cooperative sent […]


Adams Electric Returns $1,834 in Capital Credits to City of Quincy

Posted December 15th, 2015

Adams Electric Cooperative, which serves Quincy Regional Airport, returned $1,834.20 in capital credits to the City of Quincy. Manager of Marketing/Member Services Bill Stalder presented the check for the Quincy Regional Airport to Director of Transportation Marty Stegeman, Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore, and City Administrator Glenda Hackemack. The City of Quincy’s capital credit refund was […]


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