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Due to system maintenance, we will be unable to take payments via phone or online beginning at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. The maintenance could take up to two hours. To report an outage during this time, please call 1-800-254-7944.

Member Appreciation Events popped with fun
Our four locations bustled with activity October 3 as members and employees celebrated Cooperative Month with food and games. 

Notice: Your due date may be changing
Beginning with bills due in November, we are going from six billing due dates to four.
Questions? Call us at 1-800-254-7944. Find your new due date

Touchstone Energy Community Award
Any civic organization or non-profit in our service territory is eligible to compete for the $1,000 award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the local community. Applications for the award are being accepted until October 21.

Can you help us find these former members?
ECE is trying to find current addresses for former members. Download the Former Member List
and if you know anyone listed and have their current address, please call 763-691-2001 or
1-800-254-7944, ext. 2001, and leave a detailed message. Updated 8/1/19

Employee-Powered Idea Blooms at ECE
Grass near the pond at East Central Energy (ECE) Headquarters in Braham will soon turn from emerald green to brown. After months of research and planning, ECE has teamed up with MN Native Landscapes of Otsego, MN, to transform roughly two and a half acres of turf grass into pollinator habitat. Another habitat is planned near the Superior Operations Center.

flower and bee graphic Powering our Pollinators
There's been a lot of buzz about the birds and the bees at ECE recently as we embark on a dedicated effort to power our pollinators. Follow our blog for more information and updates on our pollinator habitat project.

Slam the scam: How to protect yourself
We are increasing our communication efforts regarding utility scams. Every day, we work hard to warn members about scams, explain how they work, and offer tips on what people should and should not do.

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