Due to the continuing rise of natural gas prices, Clay Electric Cooperative will implement an increase in its rates, beginning with May billing cycles. This is the second rate... Continue Reading ›

A forecast team from Colorado State University has predicted an above-average level of activity in the Atlantic basin this hurricane season. The CSU Tropical Meteorology... Continue Reading ›

Due to rising costs to generate power, Clay Electric Cooperative will implement an increase in its rates, beginning with April billing cycles. Members using the industry household... Continue Reading ›

Members are invited to the co-op’s 84th Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 26 at the football stadium at Keystone Heights Junior/Senior High School. Gates will open at 8:30 a.m.... Continue Reading ›

The 84th Annual Meeting video report is now available. The video features an overview of the past year and the announcement of trustee election results. We will also announce the... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric Cooperative’s Board of Trustees has declared a $12 million Capital Credits refund for members who received service from 1992 through 2020. Capital Credits reflect... Continue Reading ›

General Information

Clay Electric Cooperative is an incorporated, member-owned, not-for-profit electric power supplier, democratically organized and controlled by those it serves. Formally organized in 1937, the co-op has traditionally been known for its excellent service. The co-op is also a Touchstone Energy cooperative- a national alliance of local, member-owned electric cooperatives committed to high standards of service. Headquartered in Keystone Heights, Florida, the electric co-op is one of the largest in the United States. There are six district offices (Keystone Heights, Orange Park, Lake City, Gainesville, Salt Springs and Palatka).

Ricky Davis
Richard K. (Ricky) Davis is Clay Electric's GM/CEO

The service area is divided into nine trustee districts with one member representing each district on the cooperative’s board of trustees. Members are elected to the board at the co-op’s annual meeting. In 2022, the co-op produced an annual meeting report video, and an in-person gathering was held in late March. An in-person gathering will be held in March 2023.

Serving on the board are: Carl Hagglund of Keystone Heights, District 1; Kelley Smith (Secretary) of Palatka, District 2; Susan Reeves of Hawthorne, District 3; Carl Malphurs (President) of Alachua, District 4; Dewitt Hersey (Treasurer) of Starke, District 5; Jimmy Wilson of Middleburg, District 6; John Henry Whitehead of Lake Butler, District 7; Jo Ann Smith of Wacahoota, District 8; and Karen Hastings (Vice President) of Citra, District 9.

The Board of Trustees will meet in the boardroom at the headquarters building in Keystone Heights at noon Thursday, July 28, 2022 and Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022.

Mission Statement
To provide members safe, reliable and affordable electricity with excellent customer service.

Vision Statement
To be the trusted energy provider that is prepared to embrace opportunities in a changing utility industry while improving the communities we serve.

Purpose Statement
To improve the quality of life of our members by delivering safe and reliable electricity while strengthening the communities we serve.

Clay Electric Cooperative Bylaws
Trustee District Map & Description
Corporate Whistleblower Policy
Corporate Policy on Conflicts of Interest