News Releases

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 […]

Penny Power Grants Totaling $10,905 Awarded to 22 Local Organizations

Posted May 9th, 2012

A Penny Power Grant reception was held at Adams Electric Cooperative on Monday, May 7. A total of $10,905.00 was awarded to 22 local groups/organizations, more organizations than any previous Penny Power grant cycle: • Schuyler County Relay for Life – $150 for cancer research, relay expenses • Midsummer Arts Faire – $100 for reusable […]

Adams Electric Cooperative Represented at Key Meetings

Posted April 24th, 2012

The Cooperative is based on maintaining effective relationships with members and meeting their needs while handling the critical issues that face the electric industry. Part of Adams Electric’s success comes from education. Directors and staff must stay informed on legislation, environmental concerns, future power supply, advancing technology, etc. The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) […]

Adams Electric Cooperative’s Director Continues Education

Posted April 1st, 2012

Adams Electric Cooperative Director Becky Barlow of Clayton attended the 2012 Directors’ Conference. This year’s conference covered changing technologies, the role of insurance, rate designs, board self-evaluations, social media, among several other topics. Director Barlow received continuing education credit for her attendance.  

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
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