Colorado Country Life and Press Releases


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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SIEA to give away a year of free electricity

For immediate release: 9:00 a.m. – Friday, August 4, 2022 Someone is going to win free electricity for a year, up to a $1,500 value, at San Isabel Electric’s annual meeting Saturday, September 17, 2022, at John Mall High School in Walsenburg, Colorado. Every year the...

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SIEA awards record $39,000 in scholarships

For immediate release:  8:00 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2022  San Isabel Electric awarded a record $39,000 to community youth for the 2022-2023 academic year.   The San Isabel Electric Board of Directors scored the applicants based on their resume, cover letter, letters...

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Heavy May snow causes widespread power outages

For immediate release: 10:00 A.M. – May 21, 2022 Snow is causing widespread power outages to San Isabel Electric members in the Beulah, Rye, Colorado City and Huerfano County areas. Outages are affecting approximately 3,000 meters as of 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 21....

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New Smart Thermostat Rebates

Rebates are now available for installing new wi-fi-enabled smart thermostats. Heating and cooling costs account for around half of a user’s energy bill according to the U.S. Department of Energy. So, when it comes to reducing energy use and cutting home energy costs,...

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Check out our new EV calculator and EV selection tools

Our electric vehicle savings calculator has a new look and some new features. Now you can input the estimated number of miles you drive each day and select from hundreds of makes and models of vehicles to compare fuel costs.     The calculator lets the user change the...

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SIEA warns of shut-off scam

For immediate release: Thursday, January 20, 4:30 p.m. San Isabel Electric has received numerous reports of a phone scam telling individuals they are past due on their account and without immediate payment will have their power shut off. SIEA has received at least one...

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SIEA expands cash-payment options with VanillaDirect Pay

For immediate release: 8:00 a.m. – December 28, 2021 Cash-centric consumers can now pay their San Isabel Electric bill at more than a dozen retailers between Pueblo and the Colorado-New Mexico state line through VanillaDirect Pay. When shopping with cash at select...

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December 16 Power Outage Update

For immediate release: 4:00 p.m. – Thursday, December 16, 2021 About 260 San Isabel Electric members will be without power for a second night in a row due to widespread damage from Wednesday’s windstorm. Members who are expected to experience prolonged outages into...

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SIEA power outage update

For immediate release: 4:00 p.m. – Wednesday, December 15, 2021 A severe windstorm is causing widespread power outages to San Isabel Electric members. The storm moved into the area around 6:30 a.m. At the peak of the storm, there were more than 9,000 meters without...

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Paris Daugherty, Communications Manager

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