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On Friday, Dec. 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the online bill pay program and pay-by-phone system will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Empire's internet server. Call (970) 565-4444 and select option 1 if you experience an outage during this time. Your patience is appreciated. 

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"Our primary mission is to safely, responsibly, and reliably meet

the electrical energy needs of our member-owners."

Empire Electric Association, Inc. is your member-owned and locally controlled rural electric cooperative. We are proud to supply electric power to more than 12,000 members in Colorado and Utah, including: Cortez, Dolores, Dove Creek, Mancos, Monticello (Utah), 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.

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  • Notice of Public Meeting and Tariff Updates on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at 10 a.m. Click here for details.

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  • Low Income Weatherization is available [...]

  • For the first time, EEA can assist members with the purchase of RHEEM Marathon water heaters. Call 970-565-4444 for available sizes, prices, and additional information about these energy-saving heaters. Marathon Water Heaters Last

  • Meter Upgrade - EEA is upgrading its metering more. For information on commonly asked questions [...]   

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