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Today in Mississippi is the publication for electric cooperative members throughout the state of Mississippi with specialized content just for members of Coast Electric. We hope you will check out our publication each month for the latest news about Mississippi food, outdoors, gardening and information about YOUR co-op!

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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 …

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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 …

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Coast Electric joins other co-ops in Mississippi to support their communities on MLK Day of Service

Coast Electric and other Mississippi electric cooperatives participated in efforts to support the communities they serve on the 2021 MLK Day of Service. Although COVID turned plans for the Day of Service into an employee-only effort for Coast Electric this year, co-op employees are collecting diapers for the United Way of South Mississippi’s annual diaper …

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