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Contractor to Inspect Poles

Osmose, a name recognized as a treated wood supplier, will be doing pole inspections for the Cooperative beginning the week of December 8. Crews will be focused on the Grassy and Hastings substations (south of Carbondale east to south of Marion).

Employees will be in vehicles with EECA identification on the side; they will also be carrying a letter of authorization and an ID card. If you have questions, please contact our offices immediately at 800-606-1505.

As part of our reliability plan, poles are inspected and replaced on a regular basis.


The Eyes of a Lineman


Ever wondered what it would be like to have your 'office' at the top of a pole 30' in the air? How about working with 7,200 volts of electricity?


Visit the videos on our "Through the Eyes of a Lineman" page and get a glimpse of a day in a lineman's office.

IEC Memorial Scholarships

The Illinois Electric Cooperative Thomas H. Moore Memorial Scholarship program is now accepting applications from seniors in high school. Applications must be completed and returned by December 31, 2014.