UPDATE: Central Electric Continues Restoration


Date: February 25, 2021
Update: 10:30 A.M.

Central Electric Restoration Efforts Continue

We are proud of the tireless efforts of our crews as they continue to work until every member once
again has power. Over 110 broken poles and numerous transformers are being repaired due to
extensive damage to our power system from two winter storms.
We have repaired all main lines and today we are continuing to repair services, transformers, and
individual taps to homes.

As of Thursday at 10:30 a.m., there are 215 members without electric service. The following is a
breakdown of the outages by county:
* Kemper County – 14
* Leake County – 1
* Attala County – 14
* Neshoba County – 170
* Newton County – 16
Central Electric would like to thank the following for their assistance in rebuilding our power system:
*North East Electric Power Association *HJM Forest Resource Management Services, LLC
*Petit Jean Electric Cooperative *First Electric Cooperative
*Arkansas Valley Electric *Southwest Arkansas Electric
*Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association *Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation
*Central Alabama Electric Cooperative *Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
*Delta Electric Power Association *Tennessee Valley Authority
*Philadelphia Utilities
To report an outage, please visit www.centralepa.com and click on Report an Outage or call (601)

We understand the hardship of being without power for an extended length of time and are truly
grateful for your continued patience. We ask for your continued prayers for all our crews and members
who are still without power. Thank you to our membership for their tremendous support and patience.
Our team is working hard for you!

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.