Founded in 1937, Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative (WWCEC) has a mission to serve our member-owners with excellent electric service, superior customer service, and other services and products that improve their quality of life, at fair and affordable prices.
As a unique “non-profit” cooperative, we are owned by the members we serve.
With offices in Fairfield and Enfield, Wayne-White Electric Cooperative currently provides service to over 14,200 meters in southeastern Illinois.
Wayne-White maintains over 3,300 miles of energized power lines, with roughly 4.14 consumers per mile of line.
WWCEC currently operates with a total of 51 employees, which includes 5 employees at Wayne-White Propane.
Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives
Wayne-White is affiliated with the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) which provides services and programs such as:
Ongoing safety training exercises for our linemen
The annual Youth to Washington Tour
The annual Scholarship program (Which benefits 14 students statewide with college scholarships valued at $2,000 each)
Applications for the annual scholarships have a deadline of December 31 each school year.
We are a member-owner of Hoosier Energy, as 1 of the 18 electric cooperative member-owners.
Hoosier Energy is based in Bloomington, Indiana and is the 12th largest G&T electric cooperative in the nation.
Each of the other 17 distribution electric cooperatives that make up Hoosier Energy, are located in Indiana.
Our portfolio of generated energy on the grid comes from a variety of sources including Natural Gas, Coal, Hydro, Wind, and Solar.
Our co-ownership in Hoosier Energy gives us more rate stability in uncertain times and a wealth of services that enables us to better serve our distribution member-customers with dependable electric service while assisting with energy efficiency initiatives, rebate programs, and products.
7 Cooperative Principles
Democratic Member Control
Members’ Economic Participation
Autonomy and Independence
Education, Training and Information
Cooperation Among Cooperatives
Concern for Community
Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative is dedicated to serving our member-owners by providing excellent electric service, superior customer service, and other services that improve their quality of life, at fair and affordable prices.
History of Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative