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Clay Electric has recently seen a rise in reports of scam calls and misleading offers. The cooperative once again reminds its residential and commercial members that it does not... Continue Reading ›

On Apr. 9, 2018, Clay Electric honored the dedicated men who often work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on. The co-op proudly recognizes all electric linemen for... Continue Reading ›

A forecast team from Colorado State University has predicted a slightly above-average level of activity in the Atlantic basin this hurricane season. Phil Klotzbach and Michael... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric Cooperative’s members re-elected three members to the board of trustees during the co-op’s 80th annual meeting on March 29, 2018 at the cooperative’s central office... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric’s 80th Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, Mar. 29, 2018 in Keystone Heights. Members will find it to be an activity-filled day. The morning’s musical... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric Cooperative’s board of trustees declared a record $12 million Capital Credits refund for members who received service from 1988 through 2016. Capital Credits... Continue Reading ›

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What should I know about tree planting and power lines?

Clay Electric's Vegetation Management supports the philosophy of “The Right Tree in the Right Place” as a means of having a more attractive community to live in and a more dependable electrical system to serve its members. When you start landscaping around your home and in your yard, please look up before planting trees. Do not plant trees if power lines are overhead. If the power lines are overhead, please evaluate the species of trees you wish to plant outside of the power line right-of-way. For help in selecting tree species and to determine the distance for you to plant trees from the power line right-of-way, please click on the Landscape Planning Guide or pick one up from your local district office. We also have a pocket size version with planting guide tips for tree planting around power lines in our Keeping the Lines Clear brochure.

For more information and assistance in helping with your landscape planning near our power lines, please call Clay Electric’s Vegetation Management Division at 1-800-511-5998 or e-mail vegmgt@clayelectric.com. I.S.A. Certified Arborists are on staff to assist you.