News

Thank You to Our Mutual Aid Crews

A big shout out to our mutual aid crews who have been working tirelessly alongside our own crews, to get power restored.  They’re still hard at work 6 days in. Thank you to: Salem Electric (2 crews)Central Electric Cooperative Columbia REA Coos Curry ElectricMichels CorporationDJ’s Electrical (3 crews) (Photos courtesy of Eric Weekly, Salem… Read More

Outage Update

January 19, 2024 6:00 a.m. update: CPI and our mutual aid partners made good progress yesterday working late into the evening. Our outage tool will continue to be updated today to reflect estimated restoration times, and where crews have been assigned. Barring unforeseen complications, CPI expects the majority of members… Read More

Ice Storm Warning

January 16, 2024: The National Weather Service has issued Ice Storm and Winter Weather Advisories covering CPI Service territory over the next 24 hours. Additional outages are likely to result from the weather activity. Mutual aid crews will remain with CPI to support… Read More

Winter Storm Warnings

January 11, 2024: The National Weather Service has issued multiple winter storm warnings across CPI service territory that will be in effect over the next 72 hours. Outages are likely to result from the weather activity. Real-time, up-to-date outage information can be accessed through out… Read More

Washington, D.C. Youth Tour

December 27, 2023: CPI is now accepting applications for the 2024 Youth Tour. One current high school sophomore or junior will be selected to attend the Washington, D.C., Youth Tour, June 16-22. All expenses are provided. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2024 at 5 p.m. Visit our… Read More

Equifax Credit Checks

October 25, 2023: Beginning October 25th, CPI will be performing an Equifax Credit Check for all members signing up for service. The credit check uses the National Consumer Telecom and Utilities Exchange (NCTUE) information to determine if a deposit is required for service. The credit check is a “soft hit,”… Read More

Unclaimed Capital Credits

Consumers Power is attempting to locate former members of the cooperative whose capital credit checks issued in 2019 and remain unclaimed. These checks are for members who received electric service from CPI in 1991. The capital credit checks of these former members have been returned by the U.S. Post Office as… Read More

Credit Card Payment Update

Effective February 1, 2023, Consumers Power, Inc. will no longer be able to process credit/debit card payments over the phone. Please see the following list of available payment options: SmartHub SmartHub App Pay Now (CPI Website) Interactive Phone Response System (Automated Phone Payment) Drop… Read More