EMPIRE ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC. is your member-owned and locally controlled rural electric cooperative. We are proud to energize and serve more than 12,000 members in Cortez, Dolores, Dove Creek, Mancos, Monticello, and Towaoc. As your not-for-profit electric utility, we put you - our members - first, which means our programs and services, including this website, are designed to benefit you. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us.
"Our primary mission is to safely, responsibly, and reliably meet the electrical energy needs of our member-owners."
Latest News -
- Maintenance is scheduled for Empire's internet server on Friday, March 3, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Members will not be able to pay a bill online or through the phone system. Please call (970) 565-8441 if an outage occurs during this time period. Thank you for your patience during this maintenance.
- What you need to know about your next annual meeting is right here.
- EEA Office CLOSED on MARCH 24, 2017 for Customer Service Training. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will make every effort to meet your needs prior to this date. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, March 27, 2017.
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NEW METERING SYSTEM - EEA is upgrading its metering system...read more. For more information on commonly asked questions regarding this meter change, please read our Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Upgrade. For those concerned about the effects of Electromagnetic (EMF) or Radio Frequencies (RF) from digital meters, we have included research conducted by the Electric Power Research Institute and the World Health Organization that revealed no health impact from Radio Frequency (RF) digital meters. Radio frequencies emitted by RF digital meters fall well below the maximum recommended in federal guidelines according to the EPRI Report on Radio Frequency Exposure Levels. For a quick reference of RF comparisons of common sources, click here.
|We want you to be aware of a growing phone scam that is targeting utility customers, especially business owners. Phone scammers posing as your utility provider call and insist you are delinquent on your bill. They may also threaten to turn off your power, rig caller ID to make it look like the call is from your utility provider or tell you to put the money on a prepaid debit card and ask for the card number. Don't believe it.|
DO NOT pay over the phone if immediate payment is demanded to avoid a disconnection. Here's what to do if the call seems suspicious.
1. Hang up.
2. Call Empire Electric at (970) 565-4444 or (800) 709-3726.
3. Call the police.
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.