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COVID-Modified Annual Meeting a Success

Due to concerns over the spread of Coronavirus, Southern Rivers Energy held its 83rd Annual Meeting of Members in a drive-thru only format on Aug. 29.

SRE Trust Awards $20,500 at July Meeting

The Southern Rivers Energy Trust Board heard from six groups requesting a total of $37,000. $20,500 was awarded to the following groups:

Time for heater maintenance. Is it safe?

Fall is the best time to have a service tech visit your home to check your heating system before it gets cold outside. But is it safe to invite a stranger into your home during the pandemic?

SRE Annual Meeting Will Be Drive-Thru Only

Early Voting Available at Office Drive-thru Window

Due to COVID-19 pandemic precautions, Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) will hold a non-traditional, drive-thru Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, August 29, 2020 under the equipment shed behind their office at 1367 Hwy 341 South in Barnesville.

Georgia Magazine's August Issue

Click on the cover for full access to the digital version of the August issue of GEORGIA Magazine and SRE'

Changes to SRE Annual Meeting

Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) will hold the 83rd annual members’ meeting as scheduled on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 10 a.m., but in a com­pletely different format. Due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of our members and employ­ees, we have decided to hold noth­ing more than a business meeting to satisfy the requirements outlined in our bylaws.

Meeting changes include:

Active Hurricane Season Predicted

June 1 is the start of hurricane season and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is slated to be above-normal. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center predicts between 13-19 named storms, 6-10 of which could become hurricanes with between 3-6 developing into major hurricanes (categories 3-5 with winds 111 mph or higher). This is much higher than the average of 12 named storms with 6 hurricanes including 3 major hurricanes.

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A Closer Look into Southern Rivers Energy’s Energy Saving Tools

SRE is Offering Payment Agreements on Past-Due Bills

Updated: 5/15/20
SRE has suspended disconnects for non-payment until May 31 and late fees are waived until June 30. We will begin disconnecting for non-payment on June 1 if you have not called in to set up a payment plan a week before you are scheduled to be disconnected. We will begin assessing late fees again July 1.

Posted 5/6/20

SRE Gives Back With the Help of Co-Op Members and Operation Round Up.

It’s almost impossible to escape the feeling of helplessness when all the news feeds are filled with stories about how COVID-19 is destroying lives, our economy and our way of life. Thankfully, many EMCs, including Southern Rivers Energy, are finding ways to brighten their communities without the flip of a light switch.

At a special called meeting of the Southern Rivers Energy Trust Board on April 16, the board awarded $22,000 in emergency funding to five area food pantries to help their communities weather the pandemic.


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