Illinois electric cooperatives will award 15 scholarships in 2023 to financially assist deserving students in the electric cooperative family. The 15 scholarships, $2,000 each, will be awarded through the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program. Nine scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors whose parent(s) are an Illinois electric co-op […]
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Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative (SIEC) is aware of the recent North American Reliability Corporation’s 2022 Summer Reliability Assessment that places much of the Midwest in the “High Risk” category for “energy emergencies during peak summer conditions.” This assessment is mainly due to less generation capacity being available due to recent unit retirements. There is also […]
The remaining blood drives for 2022 are below. Remember, if you are a member and donate blood at one of these drives, you will receive a $10 bill credit! Wednesday June 15th Crossroad United Methodist Church 1289 Ullin Ave Ullin, IL 62992 1pm – 6pm Wednesday July 6th First Christian Church 409 Morgan […]
Fourteen 2022 IEC Memorial Scholarships available Illinois electric cooperatives will award 14 scholarships in 2022 to financially assist deserving students in the electric cooperative family. The 14 scholarships, $2,000 each, will be awarded through the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program. Eight scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who […]
DONGOLA – After a year’s delay due to the pandemic, the members of Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative (SIEC) gathered for the electric cooperative’s annual meeting on Oct. 7 at Shawnee Community College, Ullin. During a special business meeting, members voted on board seats for the 2020 elections. Elected to board seats to expire in 2023 […]
Early closure of Prairie State Energy Campus could result in 20-25% higher rural utility bills. Don’t let environmental policy get ahead of technology. Tell Governor Pritzker and our State Legislators that we must keep energy affordable and reliable. Click this LINK to take action.
Because of increased energy usage to heat homes during extreme cold weather, many members will experience higher bills in the coming month. Importantly, these bills should generally not be as high as some of the variable price spikes reported by some Texas customers of retail electric companies. That is because of stable contracts at Southern […]
Farm Credit Illinois 2021 Agriculture Scholarship Program offers (30) $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors with agricultural career aspirations, who are planning to enroll in an ag-based college curriculum next fall. Deadline is March 12, 2021. Application link and more information can be found here: https://www.farmcreditil.com/…/community…/Scholarships
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In a time when teachers and students are facing more challenges than ever before, Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative is proud to be able to give back to some of the classrooms within our service community! Through the SIEC Touchstone Energy Classroom Empowerment Grant Program, we were able to present (7) $500.00 checks to some […]