Singing River Electric is prepared for Tropical Storm Nate

     Singing River Electric is ready to move into power restoration mode as Tropical Storm Nate tracks toward the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. After activating the emergency preparedness plan, cooperative personnel are loading trucks with extra materials, sharpening chainsaws, and assigning linemen to specific areas in advance of Nate’s predicted arrival…Continue Reading

Singing River Electric assists with Hurricane Irma restorations in Florida

Singing River Electric Cooperative has two construction crews and one service crew headed for Florida. The 13 employees will be a part of a convoy of 267 Mississippi electric cooperative linemen and engineers traveling to restore power following Hurricane Irma. Crews will leave first thing Tuesday morning to make the drive east. “Safety is our…Continue Reading

Substation Scans Help Prevent Power Outages

In order to receive electricity from Cooperative Energy and distribute electricity to Singing River Electric (SRE) members, substations must be in excellent working condition. Preventative maintenance on these complex structures is a must. Substation Technicians Jerry Furby and Kevin Slay, Co-op Student Clark Rounsaville and a Cooperative Energy representative recently scanned all SRE substations using an…Continue Reading

Crews restoring outages due to TS Cindy

Area flooding has been the main issue in southeast Mississippi due to Tropical Storm Cindy. Singing River Electric crews have worked since yesterday to quickly restore the scattered, minor outages. We have also already received a call for help from our Louisiana electric cooperative neighbors. Singing River Electric crews have been identified for travel and…Continue Reading

You could win up to $500, Vote Today!

Singing River Electric is holding it’s annual membership meeting on Thursday, June 29. As part of that meeting, our director election is now open. Singing River Electric members can participate by tearing off the proxy postcard that was mailed to you and dropping it back in the mail to us. Members may also vote online…Continue Reading

Singing River Electric awards three NHN Grants to local high schools

Singing River Electric recently awarded Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) Community Grants to three area high schools that applied for funding for a particular project. East Central High School received $2,500 to purchase a milling machine for the school’s pre-engineering class to provide hands-on experience in proper machine set up, cutting tools selection, tool path simulation…Continue Reading

Four high school juniors participate in Youth Leadership Program

Austin Baldwin of St. Martin High School, Kenley Cochran of Perry Central High School, Noah Moran of Ocean Springs High School, and Morgan Rich of East Central High School represented Singing River Electric at the Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi Youth Leadership Workshop in Jackson held February 22-24, 2017. While visiting Jackson, these young leaders participated…Continue Reading

Solar energy is in the mix!

One year ago this week, Cooperative Energy energized its first half-acre 100kW solar sites in George and Hancock counties. The power that lights your life includes electricity made from natural gas, coal, nuclear, hydroelectric and solar resources. For more information on generation resources or solar visit cooperativeenergy.com and myelectriccooperative.com. SaveContinue Reading