Cooperative News

Adams Electric Contributes $10,353 to United Way Campaign

Posted November 29th, 2012

On behalf of Adams Electric Cooperative employees, General Manager Jim Thompson presented a check totaling $10,353 to Cheryl Waterman, Executive Director of the United Way of Adams County, Inc. The donation included employee and corporate contributions along with a matching gift from CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. This year […]


Adams Electric Returning $363,011 in Capital Credits

Posted November 28th, 2012

       Members of cooperatives pay for service at cost and share in the annual margins by earning capital credits. In other types of businesses, such as investor-owned utilities, stockholders receive these funds in the form of dividends.      Capital credits from Adams Electric Cooperative are earned in proportion to the amount of electricity used. Distribution […]


Illinois Electric Cooperatives Send Crews to Help Repair Hurricane Sandy Damage

Posted October 29th, 2012

            Hurricane Sandy is a monster storm hitting the East Coast. In response, more than 50 linemen from eleven Illinois electric cooperatives have volunteered to help a sister cooperative, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative headquartered in Plymouth. Four of these linemen are from Adams Electric Cooperative in Camp Point.             Rick Polley, who coordinates the Association […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting

Posted August 30th, 2012

Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, will hold its 73rd Annual Meeting of members Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 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, consisting […]


Western Illinois and Adams Electric Study Benefits of Combining Cooperatives

Posted March 29th, 2012

The two not-for-profit cooperatives plan to study the benefits of combining forces to improve service and efficiency for members Western Illinois Electrical Coop. in Carthage and Adams Electric Cooperative in Camp Point have initiated a consolidation study. With the announcement of Western Illinois Electrical Coop. Manager Paul Dion’s retirement in 2013, both Boards are evaluating […]


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