Springfield, IL- The Illinois Commerce Commission is continuing to monitor the power situation in Texas and other areas of the country experiencing extreme weather events and warns that increases in wholesale energy prices could have an impact on some Illinois electric and natural gas... Read More.
(McLeansboro, Illinois) – On Monday, December 14, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) with the assistance of Wayne White Electric and Peoples National Bank’s Loan Officer, Mark Epperson, secured $580,000 through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) program.... Read More.
Wayne White Electric customers in McLeansboro, Wayne City, Enfield and the villages of Aden and Diamond City were left in the dark for about an hour last night. Officials say a transmission line went down... Read More.
Mayor Pollard hoped for a larger crowd than he got at Tuesday night's Carmi City Council meeting. Other than Stephanie Dennis, there were no visitors as the others in attendance were either press or there because they were specifically included in a portion of the... Read More.
A Wayne White Electric spokesman says lineman on behalf of the Cooperative are preparing to head to Florida due to the impending landfall of Hurrican Dorian. Randy Olson says crews will help restore power in areas where major outages are expected to occur calling... Read More.
Carmi Electric Bills Will Look Different Carmi Mayor Jeff Pollard announced this week, local residents will see a change in their electric bills coming out this month. The mayor said the bills will now be a paper-type bill, doing away with the post card type bills... Read More.
The state is unveiling its plan to spend its share of a multi-billion dollar Volkswagen Settlement. Illinois has been allocated more than $108 million dollars after it was discovered Volkswagen installed emissions cheating software in certain diesel vehicles. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) Director... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met for the first time in June on Tuesday evening. Following a moment of silence for the O'Daniel family, the meeting proceeded quickly. Following approval of the May 16th meeting minutes, the Council heard from Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Holly... Read More.
By unanimous vote, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) today issued a Second Notice Order in a rule which would make significant changes to the marketing guidelines retail electric suppliers must follow in Illinois. Following electricity price spikes during the “polar vortex” winter... Read More.
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) approved new electric rates for Mt. Carmel Public Utility Company this week, the company’s first electric rate increase since 2008. The new rates are expected to generate approximately $1,901,561 in additional annual revenue. Mt. Carmel Public Utility... Read More.