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Coop News from EnerStar

It’s a matter of (co-op!) principles

This time of year is well-suited for a time of refection and topping that list of things our co-op is grateful for is the wonderful communities we serve. We are fortunate to live in the same place where we work, which makes our ties to this community stronger. 

Capital credit refund checks mailing

Earlier this year, after review of the cooperative’s financial position, the EnerStar board of directors voted to retire capital credits to current and former members of the cooperative who received electric service in 1988 and a partial retirement of the 1989. The remainder of that year in paid in the coming year.

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.

‘Watt’ do I need to know about electricity and my appliances?

Determining how much electricity your appliances and electronics use can help you understand how much money you spend to operate them. Electricity is measured in units of power called watts, and 1 watt is a joule of energy used or produced per second. 

Lobby info and payment options for Enerstar members

As of mid-September, and at the time of this publication, the EnerStar lobby is open. Following the Restore Illinois COVID protocol, masks and social distancing are required. For the time being, we continue to encourage members to one of the many remote payment methods available.

It’s a matter of (co-op!) principles

ACE Hardware, State Farm, REI, Land O’Lakes and EnerStar Electric Cooperative all share something in common: we’re all cooperatives!


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