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  • Medical Equipment Required Account Notations - Southern Pine would like to take this opportunity to remind our members that require electrical medical equipment at home to have back-up supplies of oxygen tanks, etc. in the event of an unexpected outage. We work hard to avoid long power interruptions but cannot guarantee that outages will not occur as we prepare for Mississippi’s […]
  • A Lineman’s Call: The Story of Jeremy White - On December 12, 2013, the Southern Pine family experienced a tragic incident that brought us all to our knees.  Jeremy White’s accident will live in our minds forever, but from this tragedy came a source of strength to change our culture.  In 2017, Southern Pine produced a video to tell the events of that day, […]
  • I haven’t touched the thermostat. Why is my bill higher? - Answer: Power bills following periods of prolonged cold weather or extreme heat can be higher even when you have not changed the thermostat. Heating and cooling costs make up the largest percentage of a home’s energy use. When the temperature changes drastically or stays extremely hot or cold, your heating/cooling unit must run longer to […]
  • 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.