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Welcome EnerStar’s new employees

EnerStar is proud to announce three employees have been added to the co-op team. Scott Wilmes (left) has been hired as a 2nd year apprentice lineman. A resident of the Clinton, Ind. area, Scott has experience in the electric field and with operating heavy equipment.

Petitions available for June 2022 board elections

EnerStar Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting of Members is set for June 2, and cooperative members have the opportunity to run in the ­upcoming board of directors election. Members who are eligible candidates and can commit the time and energy to the member-owned ­corporation may want to consider this opportunity. 

Surge Protection 101

A power surge is an unexpected increase in voltage, and it can occur from a variety of sources. Regardless of the cause, power surges can majorly damage electronic devices and equipment in your home. 

Let’s take a look at common causes of power surges and how you can protect your sensitive electronics.

Rate change beginning March 1

From groceries to building materials, restaurants to automotive repairs, there seems to be few sectors of our economy that remain unaffected by recent price increases. Your local cooperative is no exception.

Rate change beginning March 1

It is probably no surprise to any of our members that the costs of goods and services have been increasing in recent months. From groceries to building materials, restaurants to automotive repairs, there seems to be few sectors of our economy that remain unaffected by recent price increases. Your local cooperative is no exception.

Youth to Washington

Apply today to represent EnerStar in D.C.

Mother Nature’s wrath can mean service disruptions

Although EnerStar Electric Cooperative works hard to maintain our equipment, monitor power delivery 24/7, and do all we can to keep the lights on, there are circumstances beyond our control that can interfere with power delivery. Winter weather is one example.

LaVern and Nola McEntire Memorial Lineworker’s Scholarship

The $2,000 LaVern and Nola McEntire Memorial Lineworker’s Scholarship will help pay for costs to attend the lineworker’s school conducted by the AIEC in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, IL. Apply online by April 30, 2022.

Gain a clearer perspective on windows

Homeowners may grumble this time of year that their windows welcome the wintry chill into their house. Some may think that replacements clearly are the answer to energy savings. Yet it’s important to get the full picture to make the best decision for your home.

Unclaimed Capital Credits

EnerStar is attempting to locate former co-op members who received electric service from 1988 to 1990. If your name is listed below, you may have capital credits payable to you.

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