News Releases

Load Control

Posted February 4th, 2015

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling Thursday, February 5 from 6:00-8:00 a.m. All water heaters on Controlled Heating and Cooling (CHC) and Controlled Water Heating (CWH) will be turned “off” for the entire interruption period. If you have any questions regarding the interruptions, call Adams Electric at (800) […]


Beware of Scam

Posted January 29th, 2015

One of our members just received a call from someone saying they were with the electric company and needed her bank account information or she would be disconnected. Please be aware of this scam. Should you receive a call from someone requesting any personal information, always hang up and call us directly. Adams Electric’s number is (800) 232-4797.


High School Sophomores & Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted January 26th, 2015

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 12-19, 2015, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to […]


Load Control

Posted January 7th, 2015

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling Wednesday, January 7 from 5:45-8:30 p.m. and Thursday, January 8 from 6:45-10:00 a.m. All water heaters on Controlled Heating and Cooling (CHC) and Controlled Water Heating (CWH) will be turned “off” for the entire interruption period. If you have any questions regarding […]


Safety Drawing Contest

Posted December 19th, 2014

Hey, Kids! Think about how you stay safe around electricity at home, school and play. Discuss some of your ideas with a grown-up. Then get out your crayons, markers, colored pencils or paints and use your creativity to show us how you stay safe. We’ll showcase three winners in the March 2015 Adams Outlet, one […]


Scheduled Maintenance

Posted December 18th, 2014

There will scheduled maintenance to our bill payment site on Friday, December 19 from 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m. The site will be intermittently unavailable during this time frame. Such occasional outages are necessary to ensure that we have reliable and secure systems.


Adams Electric Returns $4,200 in Capital Credits to City of Quincy

Posted October 1st, 2014

Adams Electric Cooperative, which serves Quincy Regional Airport, returned $4,211.79 in capital credits to the City of Quincy. General Manager Jim Thompson presented the check for the Quincy Regional Airport to Airport Manager Jarred Hester, Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore, and City Administrator Glenda Hackemack. The City of Quincy’s capital credit refund was part of the […]


Ten 2015 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted September 29th, 2014

Jim Thompson, General Manager of Adams Electric Cooperative has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2015 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 […]


Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted September 29th, 2014

Twenty-three new applications for Penny Power grants were received by the July 7, 2014 deadline. Twenty of these applications were reviewed by the grant review committee on Tuesday, July 22. The other three requests for $300 or less were reviewed by Jim Thompson. Twenty-two grants were approved and one was tabled. A total of $9,859.84 […]


Load Control

Posted June 3rd, 2014

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling Tuesday, June 3 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. All water heaters on Controlled Heating and Cooling (CHC) and Controlled Water Heating (CWH) will be turned “off” for the entire interruption period. If you have any questions regarding the interruptions, call Adams Electric at (800) […]


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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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