Capital Credits are:
- Monies returned to the members for equity built in Sac Osage Electric Cooperative.
- The equivalent of dividends in an Investor Owned Utility (except capital credits are paid to all members based on their kilowatt usage not just stockholders).
- A direct result of achievement of the financial goals set by the Board of Directors for Sac Osage Electric Cooperative.
As a member of Sac Osage Electric Cooperative you are more than just a customer. You are an owner along with your friends and neighbors. As an owner you share in the benefits of a well-run cooperative. In 2020 Sac Osage retired capital credits for the years 1997, 1998, 1999, and a portion of 2000. The authorized amount of general and deceased capital credit distributions was $1,200,000.
Some capital credits get returned unclaimed. See the full list here.