News & Events

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Eastern Iowa REC has been providing affordable, reliable, and safe electrical service to rural customers for decades. Keep up to date with our News & Events here!

The Eastern Iowa REC Current News

The Current News is the official, monthly newsletter and main communications tool for Eastern Iowa REC.  The Current News includes Cooperative news, feature stories on area businesses, information about electrical safety, energy efficiency tips and much more.

You can place classified ads in Current News at no cost, up to 25 words per ad, and only one ad per issue.  Business ads from members cannot be accepted unless the business is served by the Cooperative, or upon payment in advance at 10 cents per word.  Only ads with member's name and account number will be accepted.  Only telephone numbers will be listed unless otherwise requested.

Members are advised to check ads prior to transactions.  Acceptance of advertising by the Current News does not imply endorsement by Eastern Iowa REC of the product or service advertised.  Advertisers are screened by the editor and every effort is made to protect the subscriber, but the Current News and Eastern Iowa REC are not responsible for the performance of the product or service advertised.

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2018 Market Place ad deadlines: Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 11, June 8, July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Nov. 30.

2018 Current News publication dates: Jan. 17, Feb. 14, Mar. 14, Apr. 18, May 23, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12.

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November 2018                               November 2017  
December 2018                               December 2017   
News & Events

New marketing campaign promotes energy efficiency

November 29, 2018
New marketing campaign promotes energy efficiency

Meter replacement program to start soon

October 31, 2018
Meter replacement program to start soon

SmartHub now available for Cooperative members

April 13, 2018
SmartHub Portal Now Available

Don’t fall for scam calls

August 14, 2017
Beware of scams

facility charge explained

January 19, 2017
Facility Charge: What is it and what does it pay for?

new look to energy bills

January 11, 2017
New rate structure leads to slightly new look to energy bills

pull the plug program updated

November 19, 2016
New number to call for Pull the Plug program

grain bin safety

June 25, 2015
Keep safety code in mind when making grain bin plans