Skip to main navigation.

Coop News from EnerStar

2021 Annual Meeting delayed

Many EnerStar Electric Cooperative members look forward to the cooperative’s annual meeting each year in March. But with Illinois restrictions still in place that limits attendance numbers, the board has made the decision to postpone the meeting.

Four ways Santa saves energy in his workshop

The holiday season is finally upon us, and Santa and his elves have been especially busy as they gear up for their biggest night of the year.

Think “smart” this holiday season and save money year-round

This holiday season, think “smart” and consider giving a loved one (or yourself) a gift that keeps giving. Many smart devices reduce home energy use, which can put a little more jingle in your pocket. Consider energy-saving smart gadgets while shopping this holiday season.

Power premise: How wind, natural gas (and more!) power your day

Few people turn on a living room lamp and ponder how it can turn on. Not many consider the complex path taken by the power that propels nearly every appliance and system you use during the day to brew your morning coffee, keep your home comfy, and entertain you with those dog and cat social media videos on your phone and desktop.

November office closings

EnerStar’s office will be closed

November 11 in observance of Veterans Day

and November 26-27 for Thanksgiving.

English receives top credentials from NRECA

EnerStar Board Member Dale English of Paris recently obtained the highest level of credentials possible through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). 

Twelve 2021 IEC Memorial Scholarships available

Illinois electric cooperatives will award 12 scholarships in 2021 to financially assist deserving students in the electric cooperative family. The 12 scholarships, $2,000 each, will be awarded through the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program.

2021 Annual Meeting delayed

Member FYI

Many EnerStar Electric Cooperative members look forward to the cooperative’s annual meeting each year in March. But with Illinois restrictions still in place that limits attendance numbers, the board has made the decision to postpone the meeting. 

Delayed rate increase implemented in January

As reported previously in this magazine, EnerStar Electric Cooperative was to have a small increase in its electric rates beginning April 2020. Amid the COVID-19 situation and upon staff recommendation, the board of directors delayed the increase.

Luck of the Draw Scholarship winners announced

The following area college students recently got some good news that they were the lucky winners of EnerStar’s Luck of the Draw Scholarship. Each student received a $500 scholarship. The scholarship program began last year and was drawn at the annual meeting. Since the meeting was postponed, the cooperative held the drawing in September. Congratulations to the winners!

Pages

Powered by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Logo