News Releases

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 […]


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

Posted January 10th, 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 must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to […]


Adams Electric Returns $2,100 in Capital Credits to City of Quincy

Posted December 18th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative, which serves Quincy Regional Airport, returned over $2,100 in capital credits to the City of Quincy. General Manager Jim Thompson presented the check for the Quincy Regional Airport to Airport Manager Jerrod Hester, Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore, and City Administrator Glenda Hackemack. The City of Quincy’s capital credit refund was part of […]


Adams Electric Returning $243,837 in Capital Credits

Posted December 5th, 2013

Members of cooperatives pay for service at cost and share in the annual margins by earning capital credits. In other types of businesses, such as investor-owned utilities, stockholders receive these funds in the form of dividends. Each year, operating margins are allocated to a member’s account based on the revenue (patronage) they paid. Distribution of […]


Penny Power Grants Continue to Make Change

Posted November 21st, 2013

Twenty-one Penny Power grants were approved by the grant review committee on Tuesday, October 22. A total of $8,779.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: •    Blessed Sacrament Catholic Lighthouse Leadership School – $150 for Raz-Kids reading and science programs •    Seymour Elementary School  – $229 for document camera for library; $300 for […]


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 […]


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