News Releases

Penny Power Grants Make Change

Posted February 12th, 2015

The first quarter of Penny Power grants have been approved by Adams Electric Cooperative. The Penny Power Committee distributed $7,242.33 to area organizations: St. Dominic School – $155.33 for classroom library books Baldwin West Cross Categorical Program – $300 for special education classroom’s iPad Mini Quincy Society of Fine Arts – $750 toward updating technology […]


Directors Attend Training

Posted February 9th, 2015

Directors must stay up-to-date on critical issues that face cooperatives. Part of this process comes from education and training. In addition, new directors must fully understand the workings of the cooperative. The newest director of Adams Electric Cooperative, Kris Farwell, attended Succession Planning: Developing The Purpose-Driven Organization. Change is inevitable for all organizations. This course […]


Load Control

Posted February 5th, 2015

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling Thursday, February 5 from 6:00-8:30 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) […]


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 […]


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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