McDonough Power 79th Annual Meeting

Members of McDonough Power Cooperative were updated on the co-op’s power supply and power diversification at the 79th Annual Meeting of Members held Tuesday, August 16, at The Crossing in Macomb. President/CEO Mike Smith discussed how power supply and power portfolio diversity are changing at McDonough Power. Recent survey results indicated that the cooperative showed […]

Rep Hammond Receives Public Service Award

At the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ annual meeting in Springfield on July 28, State Representative Norine Hammond  (R- Macomb, 93rd House District) received the 2016 Illinois Electric Cooperatives Public Service Award. The award was made in recognition of Rep. Hammond’s dedicated public service to all citizens of the state of Illinois and for outstanding […]

Annual Right-of-Way Maintenance

Several years ago McDonough Power Cooperative initiated a significant vegetation management program to control vegetation under and around its electrical equipment. This program includes cutting, trimming and spraying of vegetation that will interfere with electric service. The program is on-going and necessary to deliver safe, low cost and reliable electricity to homes and businesses. Since […]

Local Students Visit D.C. – Youth to Washington Tour

Grace Bartlett of Rushville-Industry High School and Allison Jackson of Macomb High School represented McDonough Power Cooperative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 10-17. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction to our democratic form of government and cooperatives […]

Grace Bartlett

Youth Tour 2016

Friday, June 10 we send two area students to Washington, DC for a week to discover American history. Grace Bartlett of Rushville-Industry High School and Allison Jackson of Macomb High School will represent McDonough Power Cooperative during the tour. Follow along on the Illinois Youth to Washington Facebook page to see what the students come across […]

Allocation Notice

Allocation Notices are in the Mail

McDonough Power operates as a not-for-profit business, owned by the member-consumers we serve. When you pay your bill each month, you are accumulating equity in your cooperative through capital credits allocation. Margins in excess of the cost to serve members are utilized as operating capital. When the cooperative realizes a positive margin (excess of income […]

MDH Foundation

McDonough Power Operation Round-Up Donates $4,350 to Local Organizations

The McDonough Power Cooperative Operation Round-Up (ORU) Trustees recently awarded $4,350 to three local charities through its Operation Round-Up Program. The charitable organizations that received funding include the McDonough District Hospital Foundation – $2,000 towards a nursery bassinette in the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center; Macomb Project H.O.P.E., Inc. NFP – $500 to stock their food pantry; […]

Youth Day Group

Cooperatives Participate in Youth Day

SPRINGFIELD – Rep. Norine Hammond met with students representing McDonough Power Cooperative and McDonough Telephone Cooperative, Inc., during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day on Wednesday, April 13 in Springfield. More than 225 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their […]

Operation Round Up

What is Operation Round Up? It’s a charitable program unique to electric cooperatives designed to provide financial assistance to local school programs, philanthropic groups, non-profit organizations, rescue squads, volunteer fire departments and other deserving causes that benefit members within McDonough Power’s service area. McDonough Power will “round up” your monthly electric bill to the next […]

Journeyman Lineman Position

3/7/2016: McDonough Power Cooperative in Macomb, Illinois has an opening for a Journeyman Lineman. Candidates must be experienced in maintenance and construction of 12.47/7.2 kV electric distribution lines and have verifiable experience. Experienced Apprentices will be considered. Graduates from Lineman Training Program are preferred. Resumes will be accepted until April 4, 2016. McDonough Power is […]