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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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News & Events

spring storm stops power

March 7, 2017
High winds result in multiple outages

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

college scholarships available

January 3, 2017
2017 Cooperative scholarship program once again available

director nomination packets available

January 3, 2017
Start director election process with petition

pull the plug program updated

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

solar project announced

May 29, 2016
Eastern Iowa REC & CIPCO launch utility-scale solar project

click to pay update

October 12, 2015
Security procedures require latest browser

grain bin safety

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