UPDATE: Central Electric Making Progress in Restoration


Date: February 20, 2021
Update: 5:30 P.M.
Central Electric Restoration Efforts Continue
Central Electric Power Association experienced sustained power outages throughout its
seven county service area. Progress continues in restoration efforts from the winter
As of Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Central Electric Power Association has additional electric
cooperatives from Mississippi and Arkansas assisting our crews to restore power to
7,894 members without electric service. Crews from Alabama will be arriving tomorrow.
Linemen and right-of-way crews are working persistently to restore power as quickly
and safely as possible.
The following is a breakdown of the outages by county:
* Kemper County – 76
* Leake County – 270
* Attala County – 133
* Neshoba County – 5,870
* Newton County – 1,089
* Rankin County – 2
* Scott County – 454
To report an outage, please visit www.centralepa.com and click on Report an Outage or
call (601) 267-3043. Please leave the following information on our outage system:
1) Name and address of electric account
2) Phone number to reach you if needed
3) Be sure to tell us if your neighbors have power and you do not
As a safety reminder, please stay away from downed power lines. We ask for your
patience during this time as these are difficult working conditions to be in.
Central Electric Power Association serves over 36,000 accounts in a seven-county area
in central Mississippi, including Attala, Kemper, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Rankin and
Scott counties.