Coast Electric Receives Grant for Rural Broadband Pilot Project in Pearl River County

Coast Electric Power Association has been awarded a grant that will bring high-speed internet service to residents in northern Pearl River County, the most un-served and under-served area of the cooperative’s service territory. Earlier this month, Coast Electric, along with 14 other electric cooperatives in Mississippi, submitted grant applications for broadband high-speed internet pilot projects …

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Coast Electric and CoBank Donate Funds to Local Food Pantries

In partnership with CoBank, a national cooperative bank that serves utilities in rural America, Coast Electric Power Association has issued grants to local food pantries through the bank’s Sharing Success program. Sharing Success is a fund that allows CoBank members to apply for grants and receive matching funds for local organizations. Coast Electric recently proposed …

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100 percent of Coast Electric’s Operation Round Up funds to be used for energy assistance during Covid-19 crisis

In an effort to assist those served by Coast Electric in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the cooperative is making changes to the distribution of its Operation Round Up funds to bring immediate relief to those who need it most. Operation Round Up is a program that rounds up the bills of participating Coast …

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Operation Round Up awards more than $130,000 in charitable grants this quarter

Nineteen charitable organizations in south Mississippi received an early Christmas gift today as Coast Electric awarded grants totaling $131,642 to charitable organizations serving Hancock, Harrison and Pearl River counties. Grants were made possible through the cooperative’s Operation Round Up program, funded by Coast Electric members who round up their electric bills each month. Donations are …

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