The cooperative's 75th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, June 8th from 10 AM until 2 PM will be held at the cooperative headquarters at 6132 State Route 3, Waterloo, rather than the Monroe County Fairgrounds. The location was changed due to a scheduling conflict.
Historically Low Energy Prices Can't Last
Illinois electric co-operatives are prepared for long-term.
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SIPC's 50th Year of Generation Video
Southern Illinois Power Co-Operative (SIPC) is where MCEC buys power. 2013 was their 50th anniversary and a video was prepared to commemorate the occasion.
View SIPC's 50th Anniversary Video - Click Here
HomE Lite Rebate Program Has Ended
Because of an exceptionally high participation level from cooperative members in the state of Illinois, the funds for the HomE Lite rebate program have been depleted and the program has ended for now. If additional funding becomes available, we will post it on our website, in our newsletter and in the area newspapers.
Area Member Meetings
If you missed the 2012 Area Member Meetings Click Here to view a video of Alan Wattles', CEO, speech at the meeting.
Your Cooperative is a Power Aggregator
Many communities across Illinois are aggregating their citizens buying power into basically power purchasing coops - Read More Click Here
NRECA Take Action Network
NRECA is activating our Take Action Network to begin a campaign to send thousands of messages to the EPA urging the Agency to Withdraw its proposed New Source Performance Standards for Greenhouse Gases from power plants. To Take Action Click Here!
View a complete list of participating Coop Connections Businesses-Click HERERate Increase Coming - View video Click HERE
As stated at our past few annual meetings, power costs were going to go up and the time is upon us. SIPC will start receiving power from Prairie State Energy Campus in 2012 and once that occurs, the repayment of debt associated with the building of the plant will take place. The final cost of the plant will be around 480 million dollars and this will be paid over the next 30 years. SIPC will have sufficient generation to cover our needs for the foreseeable future. For Complete Article Click HERE or view video by Clicking HERE.