News Releases

Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted December 11th, 2012

Eleven grants were recently approved through Adams Electric Cooperative’s Penny Power program. A total of $7,575.00 was awarded to the following groups/organizations: Seymour High School ─ $100 for food prep equipment for Family and Food Science Department  Washington School ─ $500 for parenting training program Seymour Elementary School ─ $550 for iPad, apps, and accessories […]


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 […]


Stop Energy Vampires and Save Money

Posted October 25th, 2012

You may have energy vampires in your home stealing money from you right now. Some electronics draw power from the outlet and money from your wallet, even when they are turned off. They go into standby mode, which uses electricity for features like displays and remote controls. Energy Star estimates these energy vampires—also referred to […]


Eight 2013 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 15th, 2012

 Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives will again in 2013 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 […]


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 […]


Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted July 20th, 2012

The Penny Power grant review committee met on July 17 and awarded a total of $8,900.00 to the following groups/organizations: Seymour High School – $200 for stand mixer, $150 for Apple TV, $200 for skeleton, $150 for digital camera & $400 for laptop for special education department (Seymour Elementary)  Baldwin South School – $200 for […]


Local Students Attend Youth to Washington Tour

Posted July 17th, 2012

Local high school students were in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 15-22, 2012. Tyler Ormond of Liberty and Stephanie Dearwester of Paloma represented Adams Electric Cooperative. Emery Gronewold of Golden, Kassie Henry of Bowen, and Kurt Schuster of Golden represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. This event, sponsored by the electric and […]


88 Students Attend Electricity School

Posted June 18th, 2012

Every year, Adams Electric Cooperative, AmerenCIPS and University of Illinois Extension join forces to teach local students about electricity. They not only learn how it works and how to use it safely, but also how to use it efficiently. This year’s event was held June 6 at Bailey Park in Camp Point. Although the event […]


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