News Releases

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) […]


Load Control

Posted May 28th, 2014

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling Wednesday, May 28 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) […]


Load Control

Posted May 27th, 2014

Attn: Members on Load Control — Adams Electric Cooperative will be load controlling Tuesday, May 27 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) […]


23 Penny Power Grants Awarded at Reception

Posted May 21st, 2014

Twenty-three Penny Power grants were approved in April. A total of $10,575.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations at a reception held at the Cooperative in Camp Point: • St. Dominic School – $250 for online Typing Master program • Schuyler-Industry Middle School – $200 for scientific calculators and $200 for microscopes and slides • […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Represented at Key Meetings

Posted May 6th, 2014

Cooperative directors must continue their education for effective decision-making as they handle critical issues that face the electric industry. Part of Adams Electric’s success comes from education. Directors and staff must stay informed on legislation, future power supply risks, advancing technology, etc. The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) 2014 Annual Meeting allows professionals to […]


Students Will Compete For A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 13-20, 2014, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students had to complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from the two cooperatives selected 28 applicants to represent […]


Pennies Make Change

Posted February 24th, 2014

The first quarter of Penny Power grants have been approved. Adams Electric Cooperative’s Penny Power Committee distributed $5,965.60 in grants to the following organizations: •   Central Middle School – $961 for voice amplifying system•   Augusta Lions Club – $800 to start work on new park in Augusta•   Madonna House – $850 for Everyday Life […]


Email Scam

Posted January 30th, 2014

A nationwide email scam is targeting utility customers, including electric cooperative members, by sending bogus invoices directing them to a virus-infected site. No co-op members appear to have been bilked, but McDonough Power Cooperative has reported receiving a call from a member who received such an email. The fraudulent billing message tells members their bill […]


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