Capital Credits Checks Mailed in December

One of the many benefits of being a member-owner of Umatilla Electric Cooperative is sharing in any margins generated by the business. In November 2017, the UEC Board of Directors approved a total of $4.34 million to be returned to members in December 2017, representing the remaining 2000, 2001 and 2002 margins. In mid-December, UEC […]

Power Outage

Outage Affects Southwest Hermiston

A fault on an underground power line touched off a 19-minute outage affecting about 732 customers Saturday morning, Dec. 2, in southwest Hermiston. The outage began at about 10:03 a.m., and was related to an earlier outage affecting about 75 customers at the Chateaubri Mobile Home Community that occurred at about 6:42 a.m.


Member Appreciation Week Kicks Off Cooperative Month

October is National Cooperative Month so we’re celebrating you, our members! Stop in for special treats and giveaways during Member Appreciation Week Oct. 3 – 6. Check our Facebook page all month for surprise giveaways. Each October, during National Cooperative Month, we mark our humble beginnings as a cooperative nearly 80 years ago. Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s […]

B2H Powerline proposal

Idaho Power Updates B2H Project

From Idaho Power: The Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line Project (B2H) is moving forward to meet the energy needs of the Pacific Northwest region. Since 2002, Idaho Power has regularly analyzed the need for this regional transmission connection. Analysis shows the need for the project is still strong and the project will benefit the entire […]