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Beginner’s Guide to the Electric Grid

Electricity plays an essential role in everyday life. It powers our homes, offices, hospitals, and schools. We depend on it to keep us warm in the winter (and cool in the summer), charge our phones […]
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A NOTE FROM THE CEO

By: Mark Walling, CEO & President Owning a car was once considered a luxury, but most people today would agree that it’s more of a necessity. If you have one, you are very aware of […]
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CEC PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT – DECEMBER RATE INCREASE

SIMPLE INVESTMENT WITH GREAT RETURN The Member Investment Program is a program that provides you the opportunity to invest in the strength of your local electric cooperative. Investing with CEC will pay you a rate […]

RELIABLE POWER FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW

By: Mark Walling, CEO Ringing in a new year sparks a sense of renewed hope and optimism about the future. As the CEO of Coastal Electric Cooperative, for me, it’s a time to reflect on […]

FIVE WAYS TO SAFEGUARD YOUR HOME THIS WINTER

As the temperatures drop and the days grow shorter, there’s a natural inclination to create a warm and cozy haven at home. Unfortunately, as we see increased use of heating equipment, candles and electrical items, […]

A Lineworker’s Timeline: Restoring a Power Outage

By: Brandon Keesee, SEMO Electric Cooperative in Missouri “How long is it going to take?” Those are familiar words to all who work in the electric industry. It’s a phrase I’ve been asked thousands of […]

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