January 2012
2012: A turning point for lighting?
New efficiency standards take effect
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December 2011
Holiday Greetings
Rural growth, new Harvel transformer
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November 2011
A whole lotta logs!
Jerry and Christy Willman’s log home
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October 2011
The past meets the future
Old and new displays at 75-Year celebrations
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September 2011
Pioneer Hi-Bred receives lighting rebate
Part of energy efficiency program for commercial accounts
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August 2011
RECC Open House September 6
Celebrating 75-year anniversary
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July 2011
Annual Meeting draws over 500
New director Thomas Hart elected
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June 2011
Annual Report
Our annual report booklet
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May 2011
Tornadoes hit RECC area
Storms result in outages in several areas
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April 2011
Palmyra substation transformer upgraded
Third substation project in two years
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March 2011
Snow and ice storm hits Feb.1
“The Groundhog Day Blizzard”
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February 2011
Real-world safety lessons
4th graders watch Live Line Demo
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January 2011
Don’t wait for the co-op office to open!
Use Self-Serve 24 any time
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December 2010
Copper wire stolen from RECC poles
$1,000 reward offered
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November 2010
Energy Seminar sparks interest
Speaker changes, but message still gets through
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October 2010
Energy Efficiency Seminar October 19
Doug Rye in Carlinville, 7 p.m.
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September 2010
Energy Efficiency Seminar October 19
Doug Rye, architect and energy expert
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August 2010
Transmission Line Outage
Broken insulator knocks out Glenarm substation July 11
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July 2010
RECC’s 73rd Annual Meeting
Over 550 members and guests in attendance
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May 2010
New energy eficiency rebates offered
HomE rebate program introduced
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April 2010
Driven (by electric) to win
RECC members help build electric car
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March 2010
The next revolution?
Heat pump water heaters getting a kick start from tax credits
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February 2010
A safety message with a bang
High-voltage safety programs at Pawnee and Chatham
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January 2010
Substation transformers upgraded
To meet growing load
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December 2009
GobNob generates 1,000,000 kWhs
Also, Doug Rye radio show now on WSMI
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November 2009
Delivering the message to Washington
Concerns over climate change legislation
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October 2009
Working together to save together
New energy-saving campaign introduced
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September 2009
Tornado hits Loami again
Second time in five months
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August 2009
Life is good in the country
Rural members aren’t all farmers!
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July 2009
Director election adds to Annual Meeting attendance
Ted Dowson wins re-election bid
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June 2009
RECC’s Annual Report Booklet
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May 2009
GobNob wind turbine dedicated
Governor Quinn helps cut ceremonial ribbon
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April 2009
GobNob wind turbine events planned
Dedication and Open House announced
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March 2009
High-efficiency electric heat still can’t be beat
Two members share their results after converting to heat pump, geothermal
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February 2009
Get the most for your dollar
It’s more important than ever to use electricity wisely
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January 2009
GobNob Wind Turbine completed!
Construction job done, startup still in progress
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December 2008
New rates to begin on Jan. 1, 2009
First bills on new rate will be sent in February
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November 2008
RECC chooses a new power supplier
Will purchase from Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
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October 2008
RECC crews assist in storm damage repair
Co-op sends crews to Louisiana and Ohio
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September 2008
More homeowners turning to electric heat
Dual Meter rate savings and efficiency are reasons
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August 2008
Electrical work can be “boring”
Repair and replacement projects continue on power lines
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July 2008
Co-op members look to the future
Annual meeting focuses on energy proces and supplies
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May 2008
Looking back, forward
Rural Electric Youth Day brings students to State Capitol
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April 2008
Celebrating the early years
New antique appliance display in RECC lobby
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March 2008
Free fluorescent bulbs are a hit
850 members have eceived free CFL bulbs
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February 2008
Visit us on February Fluorescent Fridays
At area hardware stores in February
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January 2008
A green light for energy savings
Free compact fluorescent bulbs for RECC members!
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December 2007
RECC becomes Energy Star Partner
To raise awareness of energy efficiency
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November 2007
Trailers are big business
New Midway Trailer Sales carries huge selection
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