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Colorado Country Life


Keep up with San Isabel Electric news by reading the monthly edition of Colorado Country Life magazine, published by the Colorado Rural Electric Association, Inc. This colorful and engaging magazine keeps you in the know about energy industry news, feature stories, gardening tips, recipes and so much more.

As a Member of San Isabel Electric Association, Inc. you receive a complimentary copy of Colorado Country Life delivered to your mailbox each month.



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Victor and Grace enjoy Colorado Country life while in Cancun, Mexico 

Pamela Jones enjoying a Colorful Colorado lake view!

Jamie Zeman caught this breath taking photo of the Spanish Peaks. 


6 ways to save energy, when spending more time indoors

Spending more time indoors and at home doesn’t have to mean a higher electric bill.  Here’s a list of six ways to start using less energy when spending more time indoors.  SmartHub  Use SmartHub to manage your energy usage and take the guesswork out of your bill....

Disconnects and delinquent fees suspended

For immediate release:  8:30 a.m. – Thursday, March 19, 2020  San Isabel Electric is suspending service disconnections and delinquent fees for both residential and small commercial accounts until further notice for members during the Coronavirus/COVID-19...

Last chance to apply for $32,000 in scholarships

For immediate release: 1:30 p.m. – Thursday, February 20, 2020 Time is running out to apply one of San Isabel Electric’s 22 scholarships. Candidates must complete their applications online by February 28, 2020. San Isabel Electric is awarding $32,000 in scholarship...

Update: Wind-related power outages

For immediate release: 5:00 p.m. – Thursday, January 17, 2020 County Number of meters out as of 4:20 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2020 Huerfano County 1575 Costilla County About 200 Pueblo County Restored Cause of outages: High winds Meters out: 1,775 Damage report:...

Wind-related power outage affecting Huerfano County members

For immediate release: 1:45 p.m. – Thursday, January 17, 2020 High winds are causing widespread scattered power outages to San Isabel Electric members in Huerfano County along and south of Highway 160 as well as Navajo Ranch. The outage is affecting approximately...

Restoring power after an outage: what we do and how we do it

5:00 p.m. – Friday, January 10, 2020 –  Weather, animals, and trees, all share the blame Most often, power outages are caused by factors beyond our control. In the summer months, power outages are often caused by animals such as birds and squirrels coming in...

Reporting power outages easier than ever

5:00 p.m. – Thursday, January 2, 2020 – San Isabel Electric members can now report power outages and get outage notifications with their mobile phones and computers. While employees do work hard to keep the lights on, outages do happen. Since the spring, the...

Nearly $110,000 in community donations in 2019

8:00 a.m. – Thursday January 9, 2019 – Nearly $110,000 was returned to San Isabel Electric members through community donations in 2019. The San Isabel Electric Board of Directors donated upwards of $70,000 to more than 50 organizations, from schools in the...

More than $30,000 in scholarship funding available

8:00 a.m. – Thursday, December 12, 2019 – Applications are now being accepted for $32,000 in scholarship funding from San Isabel Electric’s Board of Directors. Online applications and eligibility information is available at Applications...