Earth Month Art Contest

Coast Electric is inviting artists in kindergarten through 12th grades in Hancock, Harrison and Pearl River counties to enter our “Show Love to Mother Earth” art contest. Winners will be selected in the following categories: Lilypads: Ages 5-7 Tadpoles: Ages 8-13 Bullfrogs: Ages 14-18 A winner will be selected from each of the categories listed […]

System Maintenance 11/10/2023

We will be performing system maintenance Friday, Nov. 10. We will not be able to take payments during the time we are doing maintenance. We appreciate your patience!

Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded to Pearl River Community College to Expand Utility Lineman Technology Program

Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, including Coast Electric and Pearl River Valley Electric, awarded a Cooperative Competes grant to Pearl River Community College (PRCC) to expand its Utility Lineman Technology program. The program is offered at the college’s main campus in Poplarville and currently has about 25 students participating […]

Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded for Site Development at Pearl River County Technology Park

  Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, announced today the award of a Cooperative Competes grant to the Pearl River County Economic Development District (PRCEDD). The $25,000 Cooperative Competes grant will be used for environmental due diligence of the 30-acre Pearl River County Technology Park. “The original Picayune Industrial Park […]

Coast Electric announces more than $6.2 million in capital credits for members

Coast Electric Power Association President and CEO Ron Barnes announced at the cooperative’s 2022 Annual Meeting that the cooperative will retire $6,229,069 in capital credits to its members, which is the largest retirement in company history. Checks are scheduled to be mailed to eligible current and former members in December. By the end of 2022, […]

Sharing Success in our Community

In partnership with CoBank, a national cooperative bank that serves utilities in rural America, Coast Electric Power Association and its high-speed internet subsidiary, CoastConnect, have issued grants to local non-profit organizations through CoBank’s Sharing Success program. The program helps cooperatives nationwide give back to charities in their local communities, which is an important focus for […]
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