April Lollar

Paul D. Guichet Appointed to Coast Electric Board of Directors

Paul D. Guichet of Diamondhead, Miss., was recently appointed to the Coast Electric Power Association Board of Directors. Guichet will serve as one of three representatives for Coast Electric members in Hancock County. The board is comprised of three representatives for each county Coast Electric serves – Hancock, Harrison and Pearl River. Guichet was appointed …

Paul D. Guichet Appointed to Coast Electric Board of Directors Read More »

Storm Ready

Coast Electric is ready to respond to the threat of tropical weather heading our way. Besides your normal storm preparations, we encourage you to download our CE on the Go app so you can report and view outages, and make sure we have a mobile number on file so you can text us your outage …

Storm Ready Read More »

Power Cost Decrease Begins April 1

Twice each year, Coast Electric makes a power cost adjustment. Power cost adjustments occur because of changes in the cost of generating power. Costs paid to Coast Electric’s power supplier, Cooperative Energy, are typically higher in the winter and lower in the summer. Coast Electric can pass along these decreased costs to members. Over a period of 12 months, your …

Power Cost Decrease Begins April 1 Read More »

Cooperative Energy, MISO Continue Request for Members to Limit Electricity Use Until Midnight

6:30 p.m. 2/16 HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Cooperative Energy, Coast Electric’s wholesale power provider, is asking the consumer-members of its 11 electric distribution cooperatives to continue to limit their electricity use until midnight on Feb. 16. Forced generation outages, below-normal temperatures, and high demand is causing a critical shortage of electricity in parts of the southeastern …

Cooperative Energy, MISO Continue Request for Members to Limit Electricity Use Until Midnight Read More »

Cooperative Energy, MISO Ask Members to Limit Electricity Use

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Cooperative Energy, Coast Electric’s wholesale power provider, is asking the consumer-members of its 11 electric distribution cooperatives to limit their electricity use until further notice. Forced generation outages, below-normal temperatures, and high demand is causing a critical shortage of electricity in parts of the southeastern United States. This voluntary action will hopefully …

Cooperative Energy, MISO Ask Members to Limit Electricity Use Read More »

CoastConnect receives grant from federal communications commission for expansion of high-speed fiber internet system

CoastConnect has been awarded a $7.86 million grant from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand its high-speed fiber internet system. The grant will be awarded over a 10-year period, for an annual total of $786,567.99. Funds will be used to expand CoastConnect’s system to areas the FCC has designated as unserved or underserved in …

CoastConnect receives grant from federal communications commission for expansion of high-speed fiber internet system Read More »

Scroll to Top