New renewable energy rate available

Coast Electric announced at its Annual Meeting in November that the company will be offering a new renewable energy program to its members, which will initially be offered in a limited amount. More members will have the ability to take advantage of the renewable energy program as more renewable sources are constructed over the coming…Continue Reading

Coast Electric-sponsored Halloween activities

This Halloween, Coast Electric is making sure all of the little ghouls and goblins in south Mississippi are in for a ton of spooky fun! These events are all free and open to the public. Halloween Safety Presentations at your Local Library Coast Electric has partnered with several local libraries to bring you these fun-filled events…Continue Reading

Annual Meeting – November 3

Coast Electric members are invited to attend the cooperative’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Kiln Headquarters location on Hwy. 603. As a not-for-profit cooperative business, those who receive service from Coast Electric are members and owners of the company. The Annual Meeting and voting process are benefits of co-op membership as they give those…Continue Reading

Coast Electric cautions players of Pokémon Go to steer clear of substations, power lines

Coast Electric Power Association warns players of the augmented reality game Pokémon  Go to stay away from power lines, transformers and substations when playing the game. Coast Electric encourages users to exercise extreme caution when playing this new global phenomenon. Electric utilities cannot control where the Pokémon appear, making it important for players to make…Continue Reading

How you can manage your energy use – and costs – this summer

Summertime in Mississippi is undoubtedly hot. We’re talking sweltering. And that means your AC unit is having to work overtime to make up the difference between the outside temperature and the temperature setting on your thermostat. Our energy efficiency experts get questions from our members about why their bills are higher in summer months. After…Continue Reading

SCAM ALERT

Updated June 23: ATTENTION members: We have received reports of someone knocking on doors claiming to be a Coast Electric meter reading contractor. This person is NOT an employee and is NOT affiliated with Coast Electric. The member reporting this incident lives on JP Ladner Road in northwest Harrison County. The person posing as a…Continue Reading

Holiday office closing 

Coast Electric offices will be closed Friday, March 25 in observance of Good Friday. Dispatchers will remain on duty and crews will be on call throughout the holiday weekend. Call 877-769-2372 or use our free CE on the Go mobile app to report outages.Continue Reading

South Mississippi Electric rolls out solar power sites – First of five planned solar facilities located at Coast Electric in Kiln

South Mississippi Electric (SME) today celebrated the first solar power generation facilities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with ribbon cutting events at Coast Electric Power Association in Kiln and Singing River Electric Power Association in Lucedale. The smaller-scale installations of 100 kW or less are the first two of five such facilities SME plans to…Continue Reading