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Southern Pine Electric

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About Southern Pine Electric

Southern Pine Electric is an electric cooperative. The largest county serviced by Southern Pine Electric is Rankin County, but the company also operates in in 12 counties in the state of Mississippi. The supplier has a total of 69,946 customers. There are 64,471 residential customer accounts, 5,428 commercial customers and 47 industrial customer accounts. Southern Pine Electric's consumers pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.38 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the company 39th out of 50 companies in Mississippi and 1667th out of 2893 in the country. In 2022 the company sold 1,955,922 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users. During the same timeframe, Southern Pine Electric purchased 2,067,219 megawatt hours through wholesale channels. The revenue for Southern Pine Electric for 2022 from electricity sales was $217,452,100, with $210,805,100 coming from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential power bill is $133.26, while the Southern Pine Electric average is 12.25% more at $149.59 per month. Southern Pine Electric ranks 2241st in the US for average monthly bill amount. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other suppliers and then resell to their consumers. The power grid owned by the company experiences 2.8 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 326.37 minutes. The nationwide average for other companies is 1.27 outages per customer and approximately 137.24 minutes an outage.

Southern Pine Electric Net Metering

Consumers of Southern Pine Electric are able to participate in net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for people to sell electricity back to their electricity provider.

Energy Loss

Electricity providers routinely submit reports for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Southern Pine Electric recently reported a loss of 5.38% of the electricity generation total. The state of Mississippi has an energy loss average of 3.55% and the countrywide average is 2.87%, giving Southern Pine Electric a rank of 973rd best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Southern Pine Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Southern Pine Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.099/kWh$209.78/mo.$85.56/mo.
1667th13.38¢Southern Pine Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2241st$149.59Average monthly electricity bill for Southern Pine Electric's residential customers

Southern Pine Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:13491 Highway 28
    Taylorsville, Mississippi 39168
    United States of America
  • CEO:Chris Rhodes

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Energy provider of the year for Mississippi, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy provider of the year for Mississippi, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Least Outages Per Year
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Energy Loss

Southern Pine Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


973 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Southern Pine Electric's Power Outages

326.37 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

2.8 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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Southern Pine Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Southern Pine Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Copiah County28,453313.46$146.38/mo
Covington County18,491613.18$151.50/mo
Forrest County78,110413.42$158.51/mo
Jasper County16,406313.36$151.51/mo
Jefferson Davis County11,372413.31$154.14/mo
Lawrence County12,055413.22$152.04/mo
Lincoln County34,910413.26$146.47/mo
Newton County21,385413.11$152.87/mo
Rankin County158,979313.06$153.31/mo
Scott County28,062413.01$153.93/mo

Cities Southern Pine Electric Has Coverage

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Southern Pine Electric FAQ:

When will Southern Pine Electric power be restored?

Southern Pine Electric's outages last, on average, roughly 326.37 minutes per each outage.

Who is the CEO of Southern Pine Electric?

Chris Rhodes is the CEO of Southern Pine Electric.

What cities does Southern Pine Electric provider electricity in?

Southern Pine Electric supplies to 30 cities in the US including Mississippi.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Southern Pine Electric customers?

Customers of Southern Pine Electric, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 13.38 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for Southern Pine Electric customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Southern Pine Electric is $149.59. The state average bundled bill is $150.00 and the national average is $150.00.

What is the phone number for Southern Pine Electric?

You can reach Southern Pine Electric by phone via (601) 785-6511.

How many counties does Southern Pine Electric sell electricity to?

Southern Pine Electric provides electricity to customers in 12 counties.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2023-12-06