Help Us Restore Power If your power fails: please turn off all household appliances, computers, televisions, air conditioning and heating units, etc. When power is restored, turn on all items as needed one at a time. If you would like to submit outage information to SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative, please call 1-877-399-8405. Power Restoration During […]

Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but they also can be hazardous. The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution, fire and burns. Every year, people die in incidents related to portable generator use. […]

USING ELECTRICITY SAFELY Electricity provides necessities and luxuries that add to the quality of life.However, carelessness can result in burns, injuries, or death. SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative urges you to follow these safety rules: Consider all utility lines dangerous. Keep objects such as kites, ladders, and antennas away from power lines. If power lines are […]

Safe diggings starts when you contact JULIE.  The impact of unsafe or careless digging practices is real and often costly, such as: Personal injury to you or your construction crews; Damage to underground lines; Damage to property; Service outages to your community; and Costly repairs to underground facilities.