Clay Union Electric Coop

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Clay Union Electric Coop


About Us

Clay-Union Electric Cooperative is a not for profit corporation and is owned by the members we serve. Clay-Union Electric was established in 1935 and was the first cooperative in South Dakota. For more information on our history please visit


Clay-Union Electrics (then known as Fairview Electric) first headquarters located in Burbank, SD.
These rural electric members did for themselves what they could not get done in any other way. It took a lot of hard work.
Electrician in the early days of Clay-Union Electric.
Monument dedicated to Clay-Union Electric that sits along Highway 50.
Clay-Union Electric Headquarters 2021
Our lineman have to go in fields and places that are not paved or easy to get to in order to bring service to it's members
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Lineman plowing through a slough along Hwy. 46 in order to go underground for better service.
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