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  • Members Urged to Reduce Electricity Use - Southern Pine Electric and other power companies are experiencing a critical shortage of electricity due to increased usage from the extreme low temperatures. All members are asked to temporarily reduce their electric usage until further notice. Please turn off all non-essential lighting and electrical appliances. Minimize your use of appliances that use large amounts of […]
  • Record Breaking Cold Weather Corresponds with Increase in Usage and Higher Bills - Winter has brought record-breaking cold temperatures that will force home heating systems to work longer and harder. Even if your system is not all-electric, you may still experience an increase in usage. Increase in usage will cause higher electric bills.  Considering the mild weather we have been enjoying throughout south Mississippi until now, these increases […]
  • Winter Storm Update - This being one of the largest outage events in the cooperative’s history, we expect the full recovery to take several days. We encourage our members to take every precaution to seek warm shelter. Our team will continue to work tirelessly to restore power to our members. Thank you for your patience and support.
  • Winter Storm Preperation - There is a significant chance for a winter storm to hit much of our service territory. When winter storms hit, it can be challenging to stay safe and warm. Southern Pine Electric cares about your safety, and we want you to be prepared. Heavy snow and ice can lead to downed power lines, leaving co-op […]
  • Southern Pine Announces Adopt-a-School Program - Southern Pine Electric is proud to announce its Adopt-a-School Program whereby employees, teachers, parents and community leaders will work together to provide needed resources for students and young people throughout its service area.  The first school selected through the program is Hopewell Elementary, located in Covington County, Mississippi.  School Principal, Turpin Smith, teachers, staff and […]
  • Southern Pine Electric Offices Closed for Staff Development - All Southern Pine Electric offices will close tomorrow, December 5, at 3:00 pm for staff development. To report an outage, call 1-800-231-5240.
  • Southern Pine Offices Closed for Thanksgiving - Southern Pine offices will be closed this Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, as we celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday. To report outages, please call 1-800-231-5240.
  • 2017 Southern Pine Annual Membership Meeting - The staff of Southern Pine Electric invites our members to attend the 2017 Annual Membership Meeting to be held on Thursday, November 9, at our new warehouse facility in Taylorsville, MS. We encourage all members to attend the annual membership meeting and take part in the planned activities. Lunch will be provided when the doors […]
  • Day in the Life of a Lineman - Recently two Southern Pine linemen, Jamie Arender and Dalton Bourgoyne, were invited to the 2017 NRECA PowerUp Conference to present a video during general sessions on a day in the life of a linemen. The men also taught two separate sessions on their work in the field, providing an in-depth view of a linemen’s work and […]
  • Two Co-op Crews, Two Lives Saved - Timing is everything as Southern Pine linemen rush into action By Michael W. Kahn, NRECA If having one group of life-saving hero linemen at your co-op is great, having two groups can only be better. That’s the position Southern Pine Electric finds itself in after its crews came to the rescue of two members in […]