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Area High School Students to Represent UEC at D.C. Youth Tour

Umatilla Electric Cooperative has announced that two local high school juniors have been chosen as the delegates for an all-expenses paid trip to Washington...

Umatilla Electric to Hold Rooftop Solar Presentation on Feb. 7

Umatilla Electric Cooperative will hold a rooftop solar Q&A presentation on Feb. 7 at the Hermiston Community Center. UEC staff will answer some common questions...

UEC Offers Tips to Fight Off the Winter Chill & Save...

By Abby Berry We all have our favorite season. Some people love crisp, cool weather and bundling up under a favorite blanket, while others prefer...

Council Approves Service Territory Transfer Between HES & UEC

The Hermiston City Council on Monday approved a territory allocation agreement between Hermiston Energy Services (HES) and Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC). The agreement supercedes an...

UEC’s IT Manager Completes Management Internship Program

Adelaide Zumwalt, Umatilla Electric Cooperative's IT manager, received recognition for completing the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Management Internship Program (MIP). The Robert I. Kabat Management...

UEC Sending Out Capital Credits Refunds to Members This Week

Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors has approved the return of $8 million to UEC members in December as part of the cooperative’s Capital...

Commentary: UEC Urges Public to Help Protect Reliable Power

Editor's note: The following was submitted by Umatilla Electric Cooperative Umatilla Electric Cooperative is encouraging the public to sign a petition to protect reliable and...

Apply Now for UEC’s 2024 Washington D.C. Youth Tour

High school juniors in Umatilla, Morrow and Union counties whose parent or guardian is a current member of Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) are encouraged...

UEC Returning $8 Million to Members via Capital Credits Program

Umatilla Electric Cooperative members who purchased power in 2010, 2015 and 2016 will receive a refund in December as part of the utility’s Capital...

AWS Girls’ Tech Day at HHS Helps Girls Dream of Careers...

AWS Girls’ Tech Day took place this past Saturday, Oct. 14, at Hermiston High School in Hermiston. This year’s event brought together more than 150...

Congresman Cliff Bentz to Hold Town Hall at UEC on Thursday

U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz will hold a town hall on Thursday, Sept. 7 in Hermiston. The event will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m....

Umatilla Electric Cooperative Wraps Up Summer Science Camp

Area fourth- and fifth-graders were treated to hands-on explorations of science, water and electricity at the Umatilla Electric Cooperative's series of Hydromania Summer Science...

Umatilla Electric Cooperative Restores Power to Most Members After Outage

Umatilla Electric Cooperative has restored power to about 50 members that suffered a power outage on Wednesday, Aug. 9, on the west side of...

Company Files Paperwork for Solar Power Site in Morrow County

Initial steps have been taken to provide Morrow County with a solar power facility expected to supply 600 jobs and enough clean energy to...

UEC Offers Tips on Keeping Home Cool, Energy Costs Down

Summer is starting to sizzle and with the high temperatures come higher energy bills.  Umatilla Electric Cooperative has a few tips to help keep those...

Fire Chief Reflects on Massive Effort to Battle Hat Rock Fire

Scott Stanton knew the moment when last week’s Hat Rock Fire got away from the many dozens of firefighters battling the massive blaze. Early on,...

Desert Rose Ministries Blooms with Umatilla Electric Cooperative Grant

Desert Rose Ministries recently received a $2,500 grant from the Umatilla Electric Cooperative. Mike Mehren, a volunteer at the Hermiston-based ministry, said the money will...

UEC Installing New Digital Meters to Quicken Response Time

Umatilla Electric Cooperative customers will be getting new digital meters during the month of June. UEC’s contractor, Allegiant Utility Services, are replacing existing meters across...

2 Local High School Students to Represent UEC During Trip to...

Two local high school juniors have been chosen to represent Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) on a week-long trip to Washington D.C., for the 2023...

UEC Awards Scholarships

Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) has awarded academic scholarships to 14 students and honored one individual the co-op's lineman college scholarship. The scholarships, aimed at supporting higher education...

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