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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.

Local students awarded $15,000

Southern Rivers Energy Proudly Announces the 2020 SRE Trust Scholarship Winners

COVID-19 Response Update 4/21/20

In yesterday’s press conference, Governor Kemp discussed plans to allow businesses throughout the state to reopen. Given the nature of our industry, Southern Rivers Energy will continue operating as we have since April 6. Our lobby and drive-thru window will remain closed and we will continue working with a reduced work force.

SRE Shelter-in-Place Operations

Dear Southern Rivers Energy Members,

During these uncertain times, our priority is to continue providing reliable, safe, affordable electricity during the COVID-19 crisis, while protecting our members and our employees.

While utilities are included in what is outlined as critical infrastructure in the statewide shelter-in-place order and are expected to continue operating, we have expanded our social distancing policies for the protection and safety of our employees and members. Beginning Monday, April 6:

SRE Extends Disconnect Suspension Through 4/30/20

March 31, 2020

In consideration of hardships due to the Coronavirus outbreak, disconnects have been temporarily suspended through April 30 for both Pay-Your-Way and traditional residential and commercial accounts. Southern Rivers Energy is committed to making sure members have electricity during this critical time.

Temporary Outage March 30 - Monroe and Lamar

We will transfer electric load onto the newly rebuilt Tobesofkee Substation between 9:00-9:30 am on Monday March 30, 2020, Members in the areas listed below will experience a brief outage. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we upgrade our system to better serve you.

Main areas/roads affected by Monday's work include but are not limited to:

Tips for Entertaining Kiddos During Social Distancing

Tips for Entertaining Kiddos During Social Distancing

Social Distancing can be hard on anyone, but it is especially challenging for young kids (and their parents!). What can you do when school is out, and you need to stay home? Here are some tips on how you can destroy boredom and keep your kids entertained!

Keep Them Moving

A COVID-19 Update from CEO Michael McMillan

*Updated 3/31/20

Southern Rivers Energy is actively monitoring the advance of the COVID-19 virus and how it is affecting our members, employees and communities. Energy is considered an essential service for our nation. As our communities limit access to local businesses to manage the spread of the disease, you can be assured that Southern Rivers Energy will remain operational and available to serve you. Our priority is to continue providing reliable, safe, affordable electricity during the COVID-19 crisis, while protecting our members and our employees.


Become an Energy Explorer!

Become an Energy Explorer!

Kids can become SRE Energy Explorers by printing out the activity Energy Fun Pack below. This is a fun way for our youngest members to learn more about energy, safety and our electric cooperative. Just click, print and have fun!


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