UEC News


SmartHub Services Down for Maintenance

October 09, 2017

Notice to Members: SmartHub services for Umatilla Electric and Hermiston Energy Services customers will be down temporarily for maintenance the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 11 until 8:00 a.m. The following services may be unavailable: SmartHub Payment Services Report an Outage Automatic Phone Payments On-site Payment Kiosk To report an outage during the maintenance window, call 888-465-5701. Thank you […]

City Council Votes to Fund Street Projects with Fee Hikes

September 12, 2017

From Northeast Oregon Now  The Hermiston City Council voted unanimously Monday night to increase franchise fees charged to a number of companies in order to raise revenue for several big-ticket street projects. The council voted to raise franchise fees for the following: Umatilla Electric Cooperative Charter Communications Eastern Oregon Telecom EZ Wireless Cascade Natural Gas […]

UEC Offices Closed for Labor Day

August 30, 2017

UEC’s offices in Hermiston and Boardman will be closed Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day. A reminder: Our SmartHub portal at umatillaelectric.com allows you to manage your account from a computer, smartphone or tablet. You may pay by phone at 888-480-9709 anytime day or night.  You are welcome to try our outdoor payment kiosk […]

SmartHub Services Scheduled for Maintainance

August 16, 2017

Notice to Members: SmartHub services for Umatilla Electric and Hermiston Energy Services customers will be down temporarily for maintenance the morning of Friday, August 18. The following services may be unavailable: SmartHub Payment Services Report an Outage Automatic Phone Payments On-site Payment Kiosk To report an outage during the maintenance window, call 888-465-5701. Thank you for your […]

Steven Platt Named to UEC Board of Directors

August 08, 2017

Steven Platt of Pilot Rock has been appointed to fill an unexpired term on the Umatilla Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. Platt will represent UEC’s District 6, an area east and southeast of Pendleton that also includes the upper Umatilla River, Weston Mountain and Meacham areas, and a small portion of northwest Union County. “I’m […]

UEC Hires McMeen for Finance Manager Role

July 20, 2017

Illinois native Lisa McMeen has joined Umatilla Electric Cooperative as Manager of Finance and Accounting. McMeen most recently worked as controller at New-Mac Electric Cooperative, which serves 17,000 homes, farms and businesses in the southwest corner of Missouri. She previously worked as Manager of Financial Services at Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, Vinita, Okla., and earlier worked as Chief […]

Beware of Scam Callers Demanding Payments

July 19, 2017

A male caller posing as an electric company employee has been threatening Umatilla Electric and Hermiston Energy customers  with immediate disconnection unless they pay their bill at once. He states he works for the electric company, but does not tell you the name of the electric company. The customers are being told to buy a […]