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Clay Electric hires new service representative

Clay Electric Co-operative recently hired Jamie Myers of Flora as the new part time service ­representative.

Keep your home safe from electrical fires

Your lights turn on in an instant, and your plug slides into ­outlets without sparks or shocks. You can’t see it, and typically don’t think much about it. However, the electricity that we take for granted every day requires attention to prevent potential hazards.

10 Quick Tips to Avoid High Winter Bills

Looking to lower your bills this winter? Use the 10 tips below to conserve energy.

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting October 23, 2017

Regular meeting October 23, 2017

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the principal office of the Cooperative, R.F.D., in Flora, Illinois beginning at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Achievable resolutions

Suggestions for meeting those new year resolutions.

Happy New Year

Clay Electric Co-operative board and employees would like to wish each and every one of you, our members, a very Happy New Year. May you have good health, prosperity and happiness throughout 2018 and beyond. We thank you and hope to serve you for many years to come. If we can do anything to improve our service to you, please contact us.

From the Manager

A discussion of two items affecting CECI’s board, staff and membership.

From the Manager

I love the feeling of being able to walk into my favorite locally-owned shop, restaurant or store knowing that the profit, product and labor can make positive impacts on my community. The spirit of main street is embodied in these local businesses, just like it is in Clay Electric.

What to do when you have a power outage

When you experience a power outage, the first thing you want to do before calling Clay Electric is to:

Clay Electric sends crews to Georgia for hurricane restoration

On Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, Clay Electric Co-operative answered the call for assistance in restoring power to areas in southeastern Georgia that were in Hurricane Irma’s path of destruction. Linemen Dan Henderson, Matt Conklin, Adam Smith, and Forestry crew members Eric Moyer and Layton Molt all made the trip. They left their families and traveled with one bucket truck, one digger truck and one forestry truck for nine days. They worked tirelessly in southeast Georgia, almost to the Florida state line, putting in 16 plus hour days to restore the lines that were damaged.