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From the Manager - August 2021

This August is a special month for Clay Electric Co-operative. It is a return to normalcy as our 77th annual meeting will be held on August 26 at Oil Belt Christian Service Camp on the west side of...

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting - May 24, 2021

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Clay Electric Cooperative Headquarters, Flora, Illinois beginning at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on M...

What is the power grid and how does it work?

When people go without power during widespread outages, it seems like discussions turn toward the power grid. But what exactly is the power grid, and how does it work? In the U.S., the power system...

From the Manager July 2021

July is the month we celebrate our independence. We are lucky to live in the freest and best country in the world. As we celebrate the birth of our nation and the independence that was purchased in...

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting - April 26, 2021

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Clay Electric Co-operative Headquarters, Flora, Illinois beginning at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on ...

No game is worth getting struck by lightning

If you’ve been a parent, coach or player at an outdoor sporting event, you may have found yourself in this predicament. The clouds roll in and the sky gets dark, but you have “finish-game-itis....

We're ready for storm season. Are you?

Summer is in full swing, and I welcome more opportunities to be outdoors and enjoy the warm weather. Summertime brings many of my favorite activities like cooking out with family and friends, after...

From the Manager June 2021

Clay Electric Co-operative has been working hard to increase the reliability of our system over the last several years. We have seen dividends paid for those efforts with fewer and shorter outage e...

From the Manager May 2021

Summer heat is just around the corner and air conditioners and fans are starting to be switched on. It is a good time to consider how energy efficiency in cooling your home can mean real savings fo...

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