We’ve increased our encryption security for our SmartHub web and mobile solution because we want to make sure SmartHub solutions are as secure as possible. What does this mean for you? To continue using SmartHub, you will need to be on the latest version of your preferred web browser. Without an updated browser, you will […]
The staff and Board of SIEC have been working on adjusting our rates for the last several months and at the March 2018 board meeting, the Board adopted a rate increase, effective April 1, 2018 (which will begin with electric bills due in May 2018), that will raise our overall revenue from members approximately 6%. […]
Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative will be closed for business on Monday, December 25, 2017 in observance of Christmas and Monday, January 1, 2018 in observance of New Year’s Day.
The bright, festive holiday season can also be a time of potential hazards, injuries and even death. No not from a fracas at the mall over the last holiday necktie, but from electrical holiday decorations. Those beautiful Christmas trees, holiday lights, and festive ornaments take a significant toll annually by contributing to fires, electrical burns […]
Christmas can be a tough time for lots of folks, especially balancing monthly bills and purchasing gifts for others. In you know of someone that could use a little help this month or next with their electric bill, please consider our “Gift of Energy” program to help someone that might need it. Your gift can be either […]
The word from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is to expect a colder winter than last with higher energy costs. For more information click here. It sounds like it’s going to be a cold winter! Just an FYI that SIEC will have to have a rate increase in 2018, but we will wait until April […]
Please join us in welcoming Paul Jackson to our cooperative family. Paul has worked with SIEC for approximately 16 months as a forestry management contractor and as of 10/01/2017, he joined us as an employee. Please welcome our new Director of ROW Management. Congratulations Paul and welcome aboard – we serve some of the best […]
Four of our lineman and two of our line vehicles are in Georgia assisting a cooperative in getting power restored to their members. The Illinois electric cooperatives banded together and sent a total of 123 linemen plus vehicles and equipment to help in getting the Georgia cooperatives power restored. Please keep them in your thoughts […]
Please join us in your thoughts and prayers for the family of Richard Moss, who has passed away. Richard was a long-time and very faithful director for the Cooperative and his insights and experience will be greatly missed.
This month we celebrate four employees on having work anniversaries with the Coop! Cindy Dallas celebrates 27 years with us this month. Nathan Meneese celebrates 14 years of service, Robert Nelson celebrates 13 years, Lana Livesay celebrates 12, David Johnston celebrates 4 while Alaina Morrison celebrates her first working anniversary. Thanks to each of you for all you do for the […]