News Releases

Eight 2014 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 9th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives will again in 2014 award seven academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, an eighth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an […]


Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted September 25th, 2013

 Twenty Penny Power grants were approved for the third cycle of 2013. A total of $8,515.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: • GPS Ministries – $450 for office supplies/furniture for new facility• Liberty Kidz Pack Program – $450 to help feed hungry kids• Blessings in a Backpack/Ellington School – $450 to help feed hungry […]


Load Control

Posted September 10th, 2013

The Cooperative is conducting load control Wednesday, September 11, from 2-6 pm. All central air conditioner compressors will be cycled a maximum of 15 minutes on and a maximum of 15 minutes off but the fan will continue to run at alltimes. Water heaters will be turned off during these time frames. If you have […]


74th Annual Meeting

Posted September 6th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative members had the opportunity to hear about a variety of ways the Cooperative is concernedabout community during its 74th annual meeting held on Sept. 4 at Bailey Park in Camp Point. Cooperative Board President Alan Acheson reported on the cooperative’s long term position of securing the energy needs of members with its […]


Adams Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting

Posted August 15th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, will hold its 74th Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 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 1 –Alan Acheson, consisting […]


83 Students Attended Electricity School

Posted June 13th, 2013

Every year, Adams Electric Cooperative, Ameren CIPS and University of Illinois Extension join forces to teach local students about electricity. They learn how it works and how to use it safely. This year’s event was held June 12 at Bailey Park in Camp Point. Although the event helps 4-H members prepare for the fair, attendees […]


24 Penny Power Grants Awarded at Reception

Posted May 7th, 2013

Pictured: Rick Voss, representing the Village of Mendon, accepts a Penny Power grant from AEC General Manager Jim Thompson for $450 toward lighting for tennis and volleyball courts. Twenty-four Penny Power grants were awarded during a reception at Adams Electric Cooperative on May 6. A total of $8,745.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: • […]


Cornwell, Scranton, Holtschlag & Vose Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Posted May 7th, 2013

On April 17, 2013, 21 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield with approximately 250 students from across Illinois for the 2013 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twelve students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and nine students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. During Youth Day, students met with Senator John Sullivan at the State Capitol […]


Local Students Participated in Youth Day in Springfield

Posted April 22nd, 2013

04/22/13 More than 200 students from the downstate Illinois traveled to Springfield on Wednesday, April 17, for the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day. With rural areas losing population, fewer legislators are serving downstate. The need for citizens to take active roles in making sure their legislators are aware of rural issues is of […]


Potential for Outages at River Camps Due to Flood Levels

Posted April 19th, 2013

04/19/13 – Due to the river elevations, river camps between Quincy and Ursa (such as Ursa Camps, Zimmie’s Landing and Knapheide Landing) and south of Quincy (such as Ward Island) are being monitored now and throughout the weekend. When the river gets high enough that Adams Electric Cooperative has safety concerns with primary line clearance […]


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