2020 Virtual Annual Membership Meeting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Annual Membership Meeting is being held online for the first time in Southern Pine’s history. While we miss gathering with our members, the health and safety of our members and employees is paramount. We are pleased to present our 2020 Annual Membership Meeting and 2020 Annual Report for your viewing and we look forward to seeing you at next year’s membership meeting.
Southern Pine Electric and TEC Collaborate to Bring Fiber Internet to Members
Southern Pine Electric is excited to announce a collaborative agreement with TEC, a technology company providing fiber internet to people in rural areas of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. TEC will bring fiber internet to many of...
Chris Rhodes Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Pine Electric
Southern Pine Electric’s Board of Directors is pleased to welcome our new President and CEO, Chris Rhodes, to the Southern Pine family. Chris has a long and distinguished career working with cooperatives...
Power of Preparation: Planning for Outages Before Severe Weather Strikes
Many Southern Pine Electric members have witnessed the destruction of tornadoes or hurricanes as they barreled their way through Mississippi. These events caused prolonged outages, and since we never know when severe weather will strike again it is always best to be prepared...
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?
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...

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