Register for PowerShift by May 15 and earn up to $117.
The time of day that our members use power changes how much that power costs our electric cooperative. It’s the law of supply and demand: When everybody’s using electricity, it costs more and puts a bigger strain on the electric system.
EnerStar’s annual meeting is just around the corner and it is an excellent opportunity to take part in the buisness of your member-owned electric cooperative.It is the democratic control that affords you, the member, the privilege of attending the annual meeting and participating in the director elections. A director is a member just like you. He or she represents your district and is your voice in the cooperative.
Because there are certain rules regarding voting procedures for the Annual Meeting of Members, it is important to remind members of their voting rights and responsibilities. The following points explain who can and cannot vote in the annual director election. By knowing these points, you can be assured your vote counts at the meeting.
Power outages can be caused by many things: ice accumulation weighs down power lines, tree limbs break off into the lines, an animal gets too close to a warm transformer, or maybe a car hits a utility poles. Here are some steps to take if you experience an outage:
The annual meeting of members is just around the corner and the January 17, 2016, deadline to submit petitions is fast approaching. If you
are interested in running for election
to the EnerStar Board of Directors, pick up your petition now!
Sometimes, you may hear from our employees that EnerStar will be having a “planned outage.” You may have wondered, “What is a planned outage?” and “Why does my electric utility need to perform one?” Occasionally, the equipment we use to bring power to your home needs to be replaced, repaired or updated. When this happens, as a way to keep our crews and you safe, we plan an interruption to electric service.
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