Ten 2016 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

McDonough Power Cooperative president and CEO, Mike Smith, has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2016 will award nine academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.”   In addition, a tenth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an […]

Operation Round Up Details

Operation Round Up Begins in November The membership voted at the Annual Meeting on August 27 to proceed with the Operation Round Up program, which will launch with the bill received in November 2015. What is Operation Round Up? It’s a charitable program unique to electric cooperatives designed to provide financial assistance to local school programs, […]

McDonough Power 78th Annual Meeting

Members of McDonough Power Cooperative were updated on power supply, infrastructure and right-of-way projects, and programs the co-op is participating in to enrich its community and others in need at the organization’s 78th Annual Meeting of Members held Thursday, Aug. 27 at The Crossing in Macomb. President/CEO Mike Smith addressed the Clean Power Act that […]

Furnace Filters Delivered to Your Doorstep

FilterEasy is an air filter delivery service that will help your HVAC run more efficiently and does the job of reminding you when it’s time to swap out the old filter. Your first set of filters is free with this offer. A clean filter is a piece to the energy efficiency puzzle!

Right-of-Way Management Activities in McDonough Power Cooperative Service Territory

McDonough Power Cooperative has once again contracted with Spoon River Electric Cooperative (SREC) to perform vegetation management in the following areas beginning in August; continuing through the summer and fall.  The affected areas in our service territory include – Monmouth, Kirkwood, Berwick, Roseville, Blandinsville, Sciota, Good Hope, Macomb, Colchester and Tennessee (see map). This work might include […]

Annual Meeting Booklets are in the Mail

2015 | Annual Meeting | August 27, 2015 You are cordially invited to join us… On behalf of the board of directors of McDonough Power Cooperative, I extend a personal invitation to attend your cooperative’s 78th annual meeting on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at The Crossing church in Macomb.  There will be a short business […]

Youth Tour – Educating and Developing Tomorrow’s Cooperative Leaders

In June McDonough Power sent two students to Washington, D.C. for the 51st Annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Young people who experience Youth Tour have the opportunity to explore our nation’s capital, make lasting friendships, learn a bit about how our government operates and see the impact electric cooperatives have on the legislative process. Youth […]

Allocation Notices Hitting Mailboxes this Week – June 1, 2015

Capital Credits are one of the benefits of being a member of a non-profit cooperative like McDonough Power Cooperative. Basically, we take the money left over at the end of the year that would be profit in an investor-owned utility (IOU) and we divide it among the members according to how much electricity they purchased […]

McDonough Power Cooperative Cares – Operation Round Up

The McDonough Power Cooperative Board of Directors decided to launch a new program called Operation Round Up. Operation Round Up collects pennies, nickels and dimes from members of the co-op family to create a reliable source of funding for organizations that assist charitable, civic and educational programs in the communities we serve.  That’s right, we have the POWER to make a difference! […]

Powering Up Haiti

When you think about the opportunity of a lifetime, you probably do not think of traveling to a place where there is no electricity. A place where kids don’t attend school when it rains, a place where there is only one location to buy ice, or you may have to wait days to get gas […]