Cooperative News

Penny Power Grants Continue to Make Change

Posted November 21st, 2013

Twenty-one Penny Power grants were approved by the grant review committee on Tuesday, October 22. A total of $8,779.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: •    Blessed Sacrament Catholic Lighthouse Leadership School – $150 for Raz-Kids reading and science programs •    Seymour Elementary School  – $229 for document camera for library; $300 for […]


Eight 2014 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 9th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives will again in 2014 award seven academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, an eighth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an […]


Load Control

Posted September 10th, 2013

The Cooperative is conducting load control Wednesday, September 11, from 2-6 pm. All central air conditioner compressors will be cycled a maximum of 15 minutes on and a maximum of 15 minutes off but the fan will continue to run at alltimes. Water heaters will be turned off during these time frames. If you have […]


74th Annual Meeting

Posted September 6th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative members had the opportunity to hear about a variety of ways the Cooperative is concernedabout community during its 74th annual meeting held on Sept. 4 at Bailey Park in Camp Point. Cooperative Board President Alan Acheson reported on the cooperative’s long term position of securing the energy needs of members with its […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting

Posted August 15th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, will hold its 74th Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 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 […]


83 Students Attended Electricity School

Posted June 13th, 2013

Every year, Adams Electric Cooperative, Ameren CIPS and University of Illinois Extension join forces to teach local students about electricity. They learn how it works and how to use it safely. This year’s event was held June 12 at Bailey Park in Camp Point. Although the event helps 4-H members prepare for the fair, attendees […]


Students Will Compete For A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted April 5th, 2013

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 14-21, 2013, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students had to complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from the two cooperatives selected 21 applicants to represent […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Represented at Key Meetings

Posted April 4th, 2013

Cooperative directors must maintain a positive culture for effective decision-making as they handle critical issues that face the electric industry. Part of Adams Electric’s success comes from education. Directors and staff must stay informed on legislation, future power supply risks, advancing technology, etc.  The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) 2013 Annual Meeting allows professionals […]


Payson School Awarded Two NREA Mini-Grants

Posted March 20th, 2013

Each year the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association sponsors ten mini-grants. Any rural K-12 classroom teachers whose school or community is served by a local Rural Electric Cooperative, or whose students’ homes are served by a local Rural Electric Cooperative, is eligible to apply for a $500 mini-grant. Applications were judged on the following criteria: […]


Adams Electric Returns $3,100 in Capital Credits to City of Quincy

Posted January 9th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative, which serves Baldwin Field, returned over $3,100 in capital credits to the City of Quincy. General Manager Jim Thompson presented the check for the Quincy Regional Airport (Baldwin Field) to Jeff Steinkamp, airport manager, and Mayor John Spring. The City of Quincy’s capital credit refund was part of the Cooperative’s recent distribution […]


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