SIEC 75 YEAR ANNIVERSARY....The Cooperative Purpose
Imagine if you will, what it must have been like after dark in the farms and small towns of southern Illinois 75 years ago...before there was power...before there was electricity. But that was all about to change, and change it did, when farmers and rural families banded together to shine a light on the need to turn the on the lights in rural America. WATCH VIDEO HERE. (photo courtesy of NRECA)
2013 Youth Tour
Attention Local High School Juniors: Are you interested in receiving a $1,000 scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. next summer? Details are coming soon to your school.
During long-term power outages, many rely on portable generators for emergency power. The growing popularity of portable electric generators has resulted in millions being placed in homes and small businesses across the nation. But, it's estimated only a small percentage is hooked up correctly. Safe Electricity and SIEC urge members to understand the proper safety steps that must be taken.
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(Photo courtesy of SIEC Dir. Admin & Finance Chris Bennett)
Safety is a priority at SIEC. We encourage this for our employees and for our members. Below are very important safety articles for your review. Click on the titles for more information about these safety issues.
SIEC partners with Safe Electricity through most of its safety articles and radio spots. Safe Electricity is the award-winning, multi-media public awareness program of the Energy Education Council, dedicated to promoting electrical safety and energy efficiency. Click on logo to find out more about Safe Electricity.