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Residential - Apply for Service

Membership Certificate/ Application
An application for membership for Inter-County Energy may be downloaded for completion. Everyone who receives electrical service from Inter-County must pay a one-time, $50 membership fee. This form may be taken to either of Inter-County's offices together with money for the membership fee. If this form is not signed in the presence of an Inter-County Energy employee, the applicant's signature along with any additional authorized parties shall be notarized.

Applying for Service and Deposits
The bottom portion of the membership application is a Certificate of Deposit. Deposits are sometimes necessary to protect the cooperative's revenue and comply with applicable regulations. For a residence without electric heating equipment the deposit is $75 and for a residence with electric heating equipment it is $125. Deposits may be waived as follows:

  1. Upon the consumer's showing a payment history, either with Inter-County Energy or the previous major utility which satisfactorily meets these qualifications:

  2. No more than 2 delinquent notices in a 12-month period,

  3. No disconnects for nonpayment, and

  4. No returned checks.

  5. Federal, state or local governmental agencies (such as street & traffic lights, office building, schools, fire or rescue departments) may be exempted.

  6. A surviving spouse with favorable credit desiring to change a residential electric service to their name.

  7. A consumer who suffers a disaster such as fire or other catastrophe.

Inter-County Energy would like to give our member the opportunity to have our Member Handbook.  It contains a lot of information about your cooperative that can be useful as long as you are a member of Inter-County Energy.  Most of the information contained within this handbook can be found on our website or by calling our offices. 



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