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No posting zone: Power poles

Most jobs do not require you to climb 40 feet in the air and conduct business within a few feet of high voltage power lines that carry 7,200 volts of electricity. However, for many utility workers, this is just another day at the office.

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. 

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