UEC News


Payment Assistance Options Available

January 15, 2019

Hard Times Happen. We’re here for you. Umatilla Electric knows that our members occasionally fall on hard times. If you are having difficulty paying your bill because you are on a temporary layoff or furlough, or recently lost your job, or are dealing with an unforeseen illness or other crisis out of your control, please […]

Reminder: Offices Closed on Monday Jan. 21

January 14, 2019

The Hermiston and Boardman offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. 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 […]

Options Available 24/7 to Report an Outage

January 07, 2019

When you experience a power outage you want your service restored as quickly as possible. So do we. To help us restore service as quickly and efficiently as possible it’s important that you notify us. Call 1(888) 465-5701 any time day or night to speak to our call center representatives. Or download the SmartHub App […]

Capital Credit Checks to be Mailed in December

December 04, 2018

One of the many benefits of being a member-owner of Umatilla Electric Cooperative is sharing in any margins generated by the business, or Capital Credits. The UEC Board of Directors recently approved a total of $3.9 million to be returned to members this month, representing the remaining 2003 and 2004 margins. As a not-for-profit organization, […]

Board of Directors Election Process Begins

November 26, 2018

You have a voice in the operation of your Cooperative Umatilla Electric is a member-owned and locally controlled cooperative. The Board of Directors makes business and policy decisions for the membership and sets the direction of UEC. To ensure strong local leadership, members elect directors, on a rotating basis, from each of seven districts. Director […]

UEC Offices Closed Thursday, Nov. 22

November 20, 2018

UEC offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Have a safe and happy holiday! A reminder: UEC offices are closed on Friday’s. Our SmartHub portal 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 […]

Donate to UCARE and Help Warm Neighbors in Need

November 13, 2018

There are numerous programs that assist low-income families with the cost of energy, at Umatilla Electric we offer a program that’s easy to donate to and goes to helping those in our community who may need of a little extra assistance heating their homes this year. UCARE provides financial assistance to members who have trouble […]

Apply Today for the NRECA Youth Tour

November 13, 2018

High School Juniors Win a Week in Washington D.C.! Umatilla Electric Cooperative is once again sponsoring two students for the 2019 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. The tour brings together hundreds of students from across the nation on June 13 – 20, 2019. Participants enjoy an opportunity to meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives, visit historic […]

UEC Scholarships Now Available

November 13, 2018

Umatilla Electric Cooperative wants to help make college accessible to our young members. We award up to 14 scholarships each year worth $2,500 – $5,000 in the following categories: Academic Twelve $2,500 scholarships are available for members of UEC and/or their dependent children who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time graduate or […]