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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.

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San Isabel Electric Spring Fire update

For immediate release: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Walsenburg, CO – The morning of Tuesday, July 3, San Isabel Electric de-energized the Cuchara area and parts of Majors Ranch at the request of fire managers, to allow firefighters to work in the area. On...

Power information related to the Spring Fire

For immediate release: Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Walsenburg, CO – San Isabel Electric is deeply saddened by the trauma the Spring Fire is causing our Members and employees affected by the fire. We know there has been critical infrastructure damage and we are...

San Isabel Electric pays Members cash to upgrade certain appliances

  WALSENBURG, CO – June 11, 2018 – A San Isabel Electric Member was presented at $10,920 rebate check for upgrading their old refrigerators for Energy Star-rated refrigerators.   The Walsenburg Housing Authority was presented a rebate check by San Isabel Electric’s...

San Isabel warns of solar company’s false affiliation claims

Pueblo West, CO – June 6, 2018 – San Isabel Electric has received reports of a Colorado Springs solar contractor making fraudulent claims, using the electric co-ops name and trusted reputation as a sales tactic in the Pueblo West area.   Several San Isabel Electric...

San Isabel Electric warns of shut-off scam

Huerfano County, CO – May 25, 2018 – San Isabel Electric Association has received reports of a phone scam telling individuals they are past due on their account and without immediate payment their power will be shut off. Individuals calling from 303-647-9998 may...

$34,500 awarded at Scholarship Banquet

Pueblo, CO – April 24, 2018 San Isabel Electric Association publicly announced the recipients of two $5,000 scholarships and 22 $1,000 scholarships at their annual Scholarship Banquet Tuesday evening. Nearly 100 people packed the John Mall High School cafeteria, in...

San Isabel Electric’s Bright 2018

PUEBLO WEST, CO – San Isabel Electric Association is looking to the future to improve reliability and keep rates steady through its 2018 Board approved budget and work plan. While offering the same quality service, San Isabel is excited to announce system improvements...

SIEA Crews Respond to Windy Winter Outages

PUEBLO WEST, CO – Dangerously strong winds swept across several of San Isabel’s service districts beginning Thursday, December 15, and continuing throughout Friday. All outages were finally restored by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 17. Major outage areas included:...