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Extreme Temps Impact Power Bill...

Even if You Don't Touch the Thermostat

Be prepared for winter storms

When winter temperatures drop and storms hit, it can be challenging to stay safe and warm. Winter storm severity varies depending on where you live, but nearly all Americans are affected by extreme winter storms at some point. Southern Rivers Energy cares about your safety, and we want you to be prepared.

Momentary Power Interruptions During System Upgrades in Pike

Crews are currently working to finish a system upgrade to improve service and support growth in parts of Pike County. SRE members in the following areas will experience a momentary service interruption today: New Hope Rd., Ragon Rd., Russell Rd., Kendrick Rd. and Perkins Rd.

The temporary outage should last around 20 minutes or so. Crews are working quickly to keep the inconvenience to a minimum. Thank you for your patience and cooperation!

Space Heater Safety Tips

2017 Bright Ideas Teacher Recipients

Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) and the Southern Rivers Energy Trust, Inc. awarded a total of $14,929.14 to local teachers to fund innovative lesson plans for students.

Field Guide to Overhead Power Lines

Move Over for Linemen

Please make room for roadside crews

When the power goes out, so do Southern Rivers Energy’s line crews. Lineworkers are the first to respond after an outage occurs, and they work tirelessly to restore power to the communities we serve.

Low-interest loans available for ENERGY STAR®-rated equipment

Did you know that our partnership with Georgia EMC Federal Credit Union gives you the opportunity to apply for a low-interest loan for ENERGY STAR®

SRE Experiences Widespread Outages Ahead of Irma's Arrival: Update

12 p.m. update: 

Outages are steadily increasing with more than 2500 members without power across eight counties. Most are located in Bibb (627) and Monroe (841). Crews are continuing to work in the elements to restore as much as possible but conditions are deteriorating.

Members are encouraged not to use social media to report outages. Please use the Outage Hotline: 866-244-4890.

SRE Already Feeling Effects of Irma Sunday Afternoon

We are already experiencing scattered outages due to gusts of wind snapping healthy, green trees and tearing down lines. Irma isn't even scheduled to arrive until tomorrow so we urge you to be prepared for possible extended outages. We have one additional crew in place and more crews on standby. Wind speeds of up to 70 mph are predicted for much of SRE's territory in addition to up to 6 inches of rain.

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