News Releases

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 […]


Doug Rye, America’s Most Trusted “Energy Expert” Will Be At The Kroc Center

Posted March 8th, 2012

Doug Rye, America’s most trusted “energy expert,” guarantees his energy saving techniques will help you lower your energy costs. While he humors you with his southern charm, he will teach you tips to make your home as energy efficient as possible.   The public is welcome to attend this free energy efficiency seminar on Thursday, […]


Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted March 5th, 2012

The Penny Power Grant Review Committee approved eight grants for the first quarter of 2012. Three grant requests for $300 or less were also reviewed prior to the grant review committee meeting. All three were approved. Including these grants, $6,636.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: • Seymour Elementary School (1) – $200 for printer […]


Co-op receives safety awards at state conference

Posted February 27th, 2012

Adams Electric Cooperative employees recently received a safety honor during the Safety/Supervisory Technical Conference held in Springfield. The awards were given to electric cooperatives with the “Best Lost Time Record” for 2011. The conference is sponsored annually by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC). Attendees learned about new rules for aerial devices, electrical burns, […]


Local Utilities Sponsor Live Line Demo, Inc.

Posted February 2nd, 2012

Adams Electric Cooperative sponsored an electrical safety demonstration on January 31 and February 1 for area students and emergency personnel. The presentations, called Live Line Demo, Inc. were held at Vatterott College, Quincy Senior High School, Central High School, and St. Dominic School. The programs were presented by Kyle Finley of Alvin, Illinois, who is […]


Local Electric Utilities Sponsor Live Line Demo, Inc.

Posted January 25th, 2012

Adams Electric Cooperative is sponsoring an electrical safety demonstration called Live Line Demo, Inc. on January 31, 2012. The two-hour presentation will be held at Vatterott College at 7:00 p.m. The program will be presented by Kyle Finley of Alvin, Illinois, who is a former journeyman lineman and the owner of Live Line Demo, Inc. […]


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Mailing address: P.O. Box 247, Camp Point, IL 62320
Headquarters Location: 700 E. Wood St., Camp Point, IL
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