Six local high school students tapped for Washington Youth Tour

  Coastal Electric Cooperative has just announced the names of six local student delegates they will send on a week-long all-expenses paid leadership trip to Washington, D.C., leaving June 9th. The announcement was made Thursday evening at a dinner for the students and their parents at the Co-op’s office in Midway. The winners are Nicholas…Continue Reading

$22,000 awarded to teachers by Bright Ideas Prize Team

Coastal Electric Cooperative and its Foundation awarded over $22,000 in Bright Ideas grants to school teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh County this week. The winning teachers were caught totally by surprise when the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol came to their classroom to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and a presentation check. Mary…Continue Reading

Coastal Electric Celebrates October as Cooperative Month

Every October since 1940, Coastal Electric Cooperative has celebrated Cooperative Month. During this time, it makes sense to highlight the qualities that make electric cooperatives different from other types of utilities and businesses. For starters, electric co-ops are owned by those they serve. That’s why those who receive electric service from America’s electric cooperatives are…Continue Reading

New Cooperative Solar Project Launched

Our electric linemen are learning new skills constructing this 48 kW community solar farm at our office in Midway. Soon, Coastal Electric Members will have the opportunity to buy blocks of solar power for about $25 each. No upfront costs, no contracts, no large financial investment. Just a solar credit on your monthly electric bill.…Continue Reading