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2017 SRE Trust Scholarship Recipients Announced

We are happy to introduce our 2017 Southern Rivers Energy Trust Scholarship recipients! This year we received 42 applications and each one was judged blindly by retired educators who volunteered their time for the program. Students were chosen based on their dedication to community service, integrity, innovation, accountability and academics.

Notice of Last Date to Claim Capital Credits

In compliance with O.C.G.A. § 44-12-236 of The Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act, Southern Rivers Energy is attempting to locate former members whose capital credit checks were issued in 2011, but which have been returned by the U.S. Post Office as “undeliverable” or have otherwise been unclaimed.

New Phone Payment Option Eliminates Fee

Southern Rivers Energy is excited to announce a new payment option for members. The Integrated Voice Recording system takes payments using an automated system and the best part is, there is no fee.

Scams Are on the Rise

Utilities are raising awareness about scams

By Tracy Warren

            When a scammer called Florida pet clinic operator Cindy Evers last year and demanded immediate payment on an overdue electric bill, it sounded real.

Five tips for space heater safety

Five tips for space heater safety
By April Lollar, APR, CCC
 

SRE Mourns the Passing of Board Chairman Harvey Lemmon

Beloved co-op director and current board chairman, A. Harvey Lemmon of Woodbury, passed away unexpectedly Sunday. He joined the Southern Rivers Energy board of directors in 2009 and has served the last three years as Board Chairman.

Frigid Temps & Increased Load Caused Outages

This morning's freezing temps significantly increased the demand or load on our system and took out a circuit in the Milner substation. Crews have restored power but are now in the process of shifting some of the load to different circuits to increase stability going forward. During this process, members in Milner and along Hwy 41 going toward Pike County may experience brief interruptions but crews are working as quickly as possible to minimize the duration of the outages. We appreciate your patience and cooperation.

Electric Cooperatives are Ready to Work with Elected Officials

As the nation prepares to welcome a new Congress and Administration, America’s electric cooperatives are ready to welcome back old friends and introduce ourselves to newcomers.

Mary Persons Student Wins Area Electrical CDE

Brice Turner of Mary Persons High School and Eric Mooney of Upson-Lee High School recently participated in the Area III EMC/FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event (CDE) at Camp John Hope in Fort Valley.

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