Affiliates

  • Cooperative Energy 
    Coast Electric Power Association is one of 11 electric distribution cooperatives that owns Cooperative Energy, a generating and transmission cooperative based in Hattiesburg. Cooperative Energy serves more than 377,000 meters through its member distribution systems. www.cooperativeenergy.com
  • Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi (ECM)
    ECM represents 25 electric power associations that deliver electricity to more than 706,700 meters including nearly 614,000 residential meters. ECM provides various programs, including government relations, economic development, safety, job training and more.www.ecm.coop
  • National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
    NRECA is the national service organization for more than 900 electric cooperatives. Based in Washington, D.C., the association assists the rural electric program in developing policy positions on national issues. NRECA also offers services such as group insurance, retirement benefits, management training, conferences, consulting and safety training. www.nreca.org
  • National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC)
    CFC is a non-profit, member-owned financing organization created especially for electric cooperatives. Through direct loans and guarantees, CFC provides its members an assured source of private capital at competitive rates, plus a wide array of other financial services.www.nrucfc.org
  • CoBank
    CoBank is a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states. CoBank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture and the nation’s rural economy. In addition to serving its direct retail borrowers, the bank also provides wholesale loans and other financial services to affiliated Farm Credit associations serving more than 70,000 farmers, ranchers and other rural borrowers in 23 states around the country. www.cobank.com