News Releases

Load Control

Posted January 18th, 2016

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling today, Monday, January 18, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. All water heaters will be turned “off” for the entire interruption. This control pertains to members on the CHC and CWH rates. If you have any questions regarding the interruptions, call Adams […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Sends Crews to Help Repair Storm Damage

Posted December 29th, 2015

McDonough Power Cooperative and Corn Belt Energy were hit by ice and wind damage on Sunday night into early Monday morning. The weather caused numerous outages in both territories. When sister cooperatives are hit hard by storms, the emergency work plan is activated and cooperatives join forces to fix the damage. Adams Electric Cooperative sent […]


Adams Electric Returns $1,834 in Capital Credits to City of Quincy

Posted December 15th, 2015

Adams Electric Cooperative, which serves Quincy Regional Airport, returned $1,834.20 in capital credits to the City of Quincy. Manager of Marketing/Member Services Bill Stalder presented the check for the Quincy Regional Airport to Director of Transportation Marty Stegeman, Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore, and City Administrator Glenda Hackemack. The City of Quincy’s capital credit refund was […]


Ten 2016 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 15th, 2015

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2016 will award nine academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, a tenth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an electric […]


Load Control

Posted September 2nd, 2015

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling Wednesday, September 2 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Thursday, September 3 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. All central air conditioner compressors are cycled a maximum of 15 minutes “on” and a maximum of 15 minutes “off”, but the fan is allowed to run at all […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Will Hold Its 76th Annual Meeting

Posted August 24th, 2015

Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, will hold its 76th Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 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 […]


Adams Electric and its Employees Contribute $660 to American Red Cross

Posted July 17th, 2015

  On behalf of Adams Electric Cooperative employees, Manager of Marketing Bill Stalder presented a check totaling $660 to Luke Zimmerman, Disaster Program Specialist, of the American Red Cross in Quincy, Illinois. The donation included employee contributions along with $250 from Adams Electric Cooperative. Employees of Adams Electric Cooperative live in Adams, Brown and Schuyler […]


Local Students Toured Washington, D.C.

Posted June 25th, 2015

Kira Eidson, Grace Ruxlow, Dustin Speckhart, Lindsey Jennings and Abbie Thompson represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 12-19. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction for rural youth to our democratic […]


Load Control

Posted June 22nd, 2015

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling today, Thursday, June 11 from 2:00-6:30 p.m. All central air conditioner compressors are cycled a maximum of 15 minutes “on” and a maximum of 15 minutes “off”, but the fan is allowed to run at all times. All water heaters will be […]


24 Organizations Receive Grants to Help Fund Local Projects

Posted May 27th, 2015

Several local organizations applied for Penny Power grants from Adams Electric Cooperative and were approved for funding. A total of $10,194 in Penny Power grants was awarded. Area organizations benefiting from the grants are as follows: Camp Point Central Schools (2) – $150 for AED cabinet and $495 for an iPad for Speech Dept. Central […]


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