Due to rising fuel costs to generate power and overall increases in expenses, Clay Electric Cooperative will implement an increase in its rates, beginning with December billing... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric personnel continues efforts Wednesday evening, July 7, to restore service to members who were impacted by Tropical Storm Elsa. As of 8 p.m., 1,836 members remained... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric Cooperative is grieving for a lost friend and co-worker. Lineworker William “Ziggy” Ziegenfelder, 56, passed away while working in the co-op's Gainesville service... Continue Reading ›

Vehicles from our fleet are currently up for auction online and more will be available in the coming weeks. Three auctions will take place; two will feature small fleet vehicles... 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 ›

The 83rd Annual Meeting video report is now available. You’ll hear remarks from the president of the Board of Trustees, Susan Reeves; General Manager Ricky Davis' report; and the... Continue Reading ›

Reliability & Restoration

Power Outage Map
The online Power Outage Map shows the general location and the approximate number of power outages on Clay Electric’s lines.

Power Restoration Process
Restoring power after widespread outages is a big job that involves more than simply throwing a switch or removing a tree from a line. It involves a huge coordination effort with hundreds of linemen working in very dangerous situations.

Vegetation Management
Trees and tree branches are the most frequent causes of power outages, so trees adjacent to Clay Electric’s rights-of-way must be kept pruned and clear of the power lines to help us provide a safe and reliable supply of electricity to our members.

Storm Center
See the latest co-op news about the storm season, download copies of the Hurricane Preparedness Guide and safety guidelines, and find a shelter in your area.

Power Theft
Attempting to steal electricity by tampering with a meter or equipment is illegal and can get someone killed. It also creates a dangerous safety hazard for the public and Clay Electric employees.

Advanced Meters
In summer 2017, Clay Electric will begin to implement an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), a meter system that will offer members a number of exciting new benefits. Advanced meters use digital technology to read electric use and communicate it to us over a secure wireless network.