Due to postal delays resulting from the recent winter weather, we are adjusting the dates when late charges will be applied for two of our billing cycles. For bills due 2/14, late charges will not be applied until 2/18. Collections for this cycle will begin 2/24. For bills due 2/21, late charges will not be applied until 2/24. Collections for this cycle will begin 3/3. If you have questions regarding these changes, feel free to contact our billing department at 1-888-349-4332.
In January 2013, we installed solar panels as part of a research project. We hope that our information will help our member-owners make an educated decision regarding solar, and that our research will demonstrate our commitment to the local community in regards to understand and utilizing renewable resources whenever it is economically feasible. To view the online monitoring of our solar power production, CLICK HERE.
Twelve Dixie employees headed out on Wed., Feb. 12 to assist sister cooperatives with power restoration due to winter weather related outages. Two 5-man crews are assisting Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative in Rainsville, Ala. Two additional crew members are assisting Southern Rivers Energy in Barnesville, Ga.
Dixie Electric Cooperative will be awarding four $2,500 scholarships in 2014 through the Electric Cooperative Foundation. Click here to learn more about the scholarship program and download an application.
We are now accepting applications for the 2014 Youth Tour. If you know any high school juniors living or attending school in one of the eight counties served by Dixie, please encourage them to apply for this once in a lifetime opportunity. To learn more or download an application and information packet, click here.
We were just notified by a local business that a telephone scam has once again hit our area. The caller contacts the business stating that the power bill has not been paid, or that the recent payment was rejected, and they are pending immediate disconnection of service. The caller then encourages the business to make a payment by going to a local drug store or convenience store to purchase a prepaid credit card to make a payment. Fortunately in this instance, the business refused to make payment and instead contact the cooperative. READ MORE...