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New Clay Electric office will have geothermal HVAC system

Work continues on the construction of the new Clay Electric Co-operative headquarters office building. The office will be equipped with geothermal heating and cooling. A grant has been applied for to aid in the construction costs of the most energy efficient HVAC system. Workers drilled seven vertical wells that will tie into the geothermal unit.

Geothermal heat pump federal tax credits reinstated

Federal tax credits for geothermal heat pumps were recently reinstated by the federal government. Residential consumers are eligible for a 30 percent federal tax credit for installing a geothermal heat pump system in their home. The reinstated tax credits are retroactive to Jan. 1, 2017, meaning that anyone who installed a geothermal system in their home in the past 14 months now qualifies for the tax credit. The tax credits are extended through Jan. 1, 2022, through a phase out plan in which the credit is reduced to 22 percent before ending.

Geothermal heat pump federal tax credits reinstated

Federal tax credits for geothermal heat pumps were recently reinstated by the federal government. Residential consumers are eligible for a 30 percent federal tax credit for installing a geothermal heat pump system in their home. The reinstated tax credits are retroactive to Jan. 1, 2017, meaning that anyone who installed a geothermal system in their home in the past 14 months now qualifies for the tax credit. The tax credits are extended through Jan. 1, 2022, through a phase out plan in which the credit is reduced to 22 percent before ending.

New employee Adam McKnight

Please join us in welcoming Adam McKnight to the Clay Electric Co-operative family as the new Member Services Manager, replacing Doug Hockman who will retire early 2019. Adam started in August.   

 Adam grew up in Olney and graduated from East Richland High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in communication from University of Illinois Springfield.     

Prior to working for the co-op, Adam spent many years working in radio. He resides in Flora with his wife, Maggie, and daughter, June.

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting Regular meeting June 25, 2018

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Depot in Flora, Illinois beginning at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

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APPLEKNOCKER '18 EVENT

Organizational Meeting August 27, 2018

The organizational meeting of the Board of Directors of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. was held August 27, 2018 at the Depot, in Flora, Ill. beginning at 7:10 p.m.

Beware of dangers when decorating for Halloween

Halloween has become a time to string up lights, plug in fog machines and create a yard that is scare-worthy to any trick-or-treater. But beware of the hidden electrical dangers that could spoil your holiday.   

Clay Electric receives safety award

Clay Electric Co-operative participates in a Rural Electric Safety Accreditation Program (RESAP) administered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting Regular meeting August 27, 2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Depot in Flora, Ill. beginning at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018.

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