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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.

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New PA system donated to John Mall High School

For immediate release: 10:00 a.m. – Tuesday, September 11, 2018  John Mall High School’s gym is getting a new sound system thanks to a donation from San Isabel Electric. The old sound system was muffled, parts of it were two decades old and newer sound equipment...

San Isabel Electric returns nearly $1M to Members

$2.7 million returned to schools, businesses and residents in the past 3 years For immediate release: 1:00 PM – Friday, August 24, 2018 A record number of 18,852 checks will be mailed out to San Isabel Electric Members on Tuesday, September 6 returning $ 956,000 in...

Grocery stores earn whole watt of cash for LED retrofit

Two grocers burned out on high energy bills received rebates totaling nearly $30,000 for retrofitting their stores with LED lighting. The grocers’ faces lit up when they spoke about how the upgrades and rebates helped them serve their communities. “It took us from LED...

San Isabel Electric helps Aguilar celebrate citizens and visitors

For immediate release: 4:00 PM – Friday, August 3, 2018   The Friends of Aguilar, San Isabel Electric and other sponsors will be celebrating Aguilar on Saturday, August 4, with a parade, cars, trucks and live music.   “The events we produce provide a time for...

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 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...