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MEMBER NOTICE — SIEC LOBBY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

For the safety of our employees and members during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative (SIEC) lobby will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Our goal is to continue to serve our members while taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus. Members can still make payments […]

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Service Continuity Plan

Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative (SIEC) continues to be concerned for the community it serves. Our members may be coping with uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 and with that, how they will pay for their electric service. To help minimize the impact of this uncertainty, SIEC is suspending disconnections for non-payment and late payment fees until May […]

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WITH COVID-19 LOOMING, MEMBERS URGED TO BEWARE OF SCAMMERS

Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative members should be on the lookout for suspicious emails, phone calls, or persons impersonating business employees or charitable organizations. Unfortunately, scammers take advantage of opportunities such as this when households are otherwise preoccupied. If you get a call from someone claiming to represent Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative, and they make threats […]

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***** NOTICE *****

Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative is taking steps now to be prepared in the event there is a significant impact from the coronavirus in our communities. We are focused on maintaining a healthy workforce, and keeping key personnel—such as line workers and member service representatives— available so that we can continue to provide the excellent service […]

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YOUTH TO WASHINGTON

Our Youth to Washington contest is open to all area high school juniors (members and non-members).  Two winners will travel to Springfield, Illinois for Youth Day on March 31, then to Washington, D.C. for Youth Tour June 19 – 26 (all expenses paid), AND receive a $1,000 scholarship. Students will create lasting memories and friendships […]

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LOWER WHOLESALE POWER COST FOR MEMBERS BUDGETED FOR 2020

Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative (SIEC) is budgeted to realize a decrease in its wholesale power cost for all twelve months of 2020. The decrease stems from the Southern Illinois Power Cooperative board approving a 4% decrease in its Demand Charge from $19.00/kW to $18.24/kW. 100% of the 2020 budgeted decrease will flow to the SIEC […]

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2019 MEMBER SURVEYS

Member satisfaction surveys are included with your December bills. If you complete and return the survey to us, you will be entered for a chance to win 1 of the 5 – $100 bill credits!

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SURPLUS EQUIPMENT – SEALED BID

SIEC will be accepting sealed bids on surplus vehicles / equipment beginning January 2, 2020. Includes: 2003 Ford F-550, 2005 Ford F-550 w/snow plow, 2005 790 John Deere Tractor w/blade, 2006 Chipper, 2007 12-Ft. Utility trailer and 2008 International 4300 (forestry truck). All have a minimum bid requirement which is disclosed in the bid packet. […]

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GREAT NEWS FOR COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS!

There are twelve $2,000 scholarships ready to be applied for! The deadline for the THM IEC Memorial Scholarship is 12/31/2019 so hurry! The deadline for the LaVern & Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship is 4/30/2020. To apply, visit https://aiec.coop/iec-scholarship/?coop=SIL

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Scholarship Opportunities

Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperative Memorial Scholarship Program The Illinois Electric Cooperative (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program awards twelve $2,000 scholarships annually to deserving students in the “electric cooperative family” entering college to assist them with their educational costs. About the scholarships 6 scholarships are awarded to students who are the sons or daughters of […]

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