About Us

Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative, Inc. maintains over 2500 miles of line, over 7300 electric meters over 9 counties.

To make the system operate at peak performance, Lyon-Coffey Electric employes over 30 area people. Each with their duties and pride in keeping your services their top priority.

Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative, Inc. was formed in 1989 when adjoining coops of Coffey County and Lyon County merged.

Our power comes from a mix of generation. 40% from coal, 30% nuclear, 23% hydro, 4% gas/oil, 3% other.

Seven Principles of a Cooperative

Voluntary and Open Membership:
Cooperatives are voluntary organizations open to all who are able to use their services.

Democratic Member Participation:
Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by the members with one vote per member.

Members’ Economic Participation:
Margins beyond those necessary to pay expenses are credited back to the membership.

Autonomy and Independence:
Cooperatives are autonomous, self-help organizations controlled by their members.

Education, Training, and Information:
Cooperatives provide education and training for their members, elected representatives, managers and employees so they can contribute effectively to the development of their cooperatives.

Cooperation Among Cooperatives:
Cooperatives serve their members by working together.

Concern for Community:
Cooperatives work for the development of their community while focusing on member needs.