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An upgrade to this website will take place on Wed., April 25th. This process can take up to 24 hours to complete. Please be aware that link access to our online payment system will be limited during this time, but you can call 970-565-4444 during regular business hours (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) for assistance. Thank you.

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"Our primary mission is to safely, responsibly, and reliably meet

the electrical energy needs of our member-owners."

Empire Electric Association, Inc. is your member-owned and locally controlled rural electric cooperative. We are proud to supply electric power to more than 12,000 members in Colorado and Utah, including: Cortez, Dolores, Dove Creek, Mancos, Monticello (Utah), and Towaoc. As your not-for-profit electric utility, we put you - our members - first, which means our programs and services, including this website, are designed to benefit you. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us.

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​Your next Annual Meeting is scheduled on June 14, 2018. Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the business meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. Read your Annual Meeting announcement for details. If you are interested in becoming a director candidate, the application process is a must read.  


  • Go Paperless! There are two methods to secure the paperless option.  One is to call our main number to speak with a customer services representative. The other is to click on the Account Access button on the left-hand side of this page. You will be redirected to your secure personal sign-in information. After you sign-in, you will see a directory on the left-hand side of the page. Toward the bottom is Account Management/Paperless and if you click on Paperless the paperless option is available for you to select ‘yes’. 
  • The 2018 Rate Tariff changes for Large Power, Transmission, and Net Metering will be in effect on January 1, 2018 and are:

  • Low Income Weatherization is available [...]

  • For the first time, EEA can assist members with the purchase of RHEEM Marathon water heaters. Call 970-565-4444 for available sizes, prices, and additional information about these energy-saving heaters. Marathon Water Heaters Last

  • Meter Upgrade - EEA is upgrading its metering more. For information on commonly asked questions [...]   

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  • Touchstone Energy "Favorite Thing" Video  
  • Scams - Please be aware of a growing number of phone scams targeting utility customers [...] 





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