The path to efficiency independence

By Randy Carroll, CEO While fireworks and Independence Day parades are synonymous with the Fourth of July, no such fanfare comes to mind when discussing energy efficiency. Perhaps it should. If you think about it, energy efficiency not only benefits individuals and families, but the country as a whole. Energy efficiency combined with energy conservation…Continue Reading

EMEPA closes for 4th of July

All EMEPA offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Dispatchers will remain on duty in case of an outage or emergency and may be reached at 601-581-8600. We wish you and your family and safe and happy 4th of July.Continue Reading

Help us serve you better!

EMEPA has commissioned NRECA Market Research Services to conduct a member satisfaction survey on our behalf in June.  The survey will be done both by phone and online, but not everyone will be contacted. If you are one who is randomly selected, we would greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your views of…Continue Reading

Groundbreaking ceremony for solar facility held at NAS Meridian

The Department of the Navy (DON), Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), East Mississippi Electric Power Association (EMEPA) and Silicon Ranch Corporation (Silicon Ranch) broke ground May 25, on a solar generation facility at Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, Mississippi. Approximately 51,000 solar photovoltaic panels will be installed on land leased from the DON. The facility will…Continue Reading

EMEPA hosts 4th Annual Shoot For A Cure

Sixty-five teams gathered at Camp Binachi in Lauderdale County on Friday, March 31 for East Mississippi Electric Power Association’s Fourth Annual Shoot For A Cure event. Through this annual clay shooting event, EMEPA employees and supporters raised nearly $20,000 for the American Cancer Society. “This event not only gives us the opportunity to enjoy a…Continue Reading

Building a strong future through Mississippi’s brightest students

    The Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi held its 31st Annual Youth Leadership Workshop Feb. 22-24 in downtown Jackson. Each year, approximately 1,000 of Mississippi’s brightest students vie for the opportunity to attend the three-day workshop in the state capital through their local electric cooperative. This year was the largest group to date with 83…Continue Reading

EMEPA employees provide meals across east Mississippi

East Mississippi Electric Power Association employees recently donated enough canned goods and nonperishable food items to provide 288 meals to those in need across our service area. The items were collected throughout the month of January and recently delivered to Lauderdale, Clarke, Kemper and Winston counties Baptist Associations for distribution. Concern for community is a…Continue Reading

Meeting the challenge through the storm

By Randy Carroll, CEO The weekend of January 20 and 21 challenged electric cooperatives across Mississippi. East Mississippi Electric Power Association personnel worked most of both nights restoring power to members throughout our service territory. All through the night, these dedicated employees worked to remove trees from power lines, repair damage and restore power to…Continue Reading