31 Jul. 2020

Press Release July 29, 2020

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Press Release July 29, 2020 ACE Power Receives $4.9 Million Grant for Broadband Fiber Corinth, MS – The Board of Directors of Alcorn County Electric Power is pleased to announce ACE Power has received a $4.9 million grant to support its ongoing initiative to make broadband internet access available in unserved and underserved parts of Alcorn County. “This grant allows ACE Power to accelerate our commitment to bring world-class, high speed broadband technology to 100% of our membership in Alcorn County,” explained Eddie Howard, CEO of Alcorn County Electric. “We appreciate the state recognizing both the immediate need for broadband heightened by the current health crisis, as well as the significant investment ACE Power is [...]

24 Apr. 2020

Eric Powell Joins Board of Directors

By | 2020-04-24T20:16:20+00:00 April 24th, 2020|News|1 Comment

ACE Power's Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Eric Powell to the Board of Directors. Powell will serve out the unexpired term of Jerry Brawner and be up for re-election in August 2020.  We are thrilled to welcome Eric to ACE's Board of Directors. There is no doubt that Eric will have an immediate positive impact on the co-op.  He was born and raised in Tishomingo County but has been a resident of Alcorn County since 1992. Eric graduated from Northeast Community College and Wingate College. Eric is employed with PCA (24 years) and served as a State Senator from 2008 to 2012. He is a Deacon at Mason St. Luke Baptist Church. Eric [...]

21 Feb. 2020

Long-time board member passes

By | 2020-02-21T21:29:38+00:00 February 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Jerry Brawner February 12, 1948 - February 20, 2020 ACE lost a tremendous asset with the recent passing of our long-time board member, Jerry Brawner. Jerry has been a very dedicated board member for 31 years and has always made decisions based on what he thought was best for ACE and the membership. The management and employees of ACE want to express our sincere thanks for the service Jerry has given over the years and pass along to Jerry's family our sorrow for the loss of a great husband, father and grandfather.

13 Aug. 2019

CEO’s Report – 2019

By | 2020-08-05T23:53:27+00:00 August 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Good morning and welcome to the 85thAnnual Meeting of the Alcorn County Electric Power Association.  It is with pride and honor that I stand before you as the CEO of this great organization to bring you the Annual Report of your Association.   This year has been very busy on many fronts.  First, the Mississippi Legislature felt the need for rural broadband was so great, and a very viable solution was to allow the electric power cooperatives to enter into the business; that the Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act of 2019 was one of the first pieces of legislation passed during the 2019 session. This Act would allow the electric coops to use their electric plant assets along with added [...]

30 Jul. 2019

Notice of Annual Meeting of Members

By | 2019-07-30T21:33:24+00:00 July 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of the members of Alcorn County Electric Power Association will be held at the Crossroads Arena, 2800 S. Harper Road, Corinth, Mississippi, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 10 o’clock A.M. for the following purposes:          1.      To elect one (1) Director of the Association to office for a term of three (3) years from and after the election.            2.      To receive and consider the Annual Report of the Manager          3.      To consider and vote upon the following amendments to the Certificate of Re-Incorporation of the Association, as approved by the Board of Directors: a.       To change the location of the principal office of the Association to 1909 South Tate Street, Corinth, [...]

31 Jan. 2019

ACE management reacts to passage of Rural Broadband bill

By | 2019-01-31T03:29:21+00:00 January 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Jackson, MS – January 30, 2019 – House Bill 366, which enables electric cooperatives in Mississippi to offer broadband services to their membership, has passed the House and Senate and Governor Bryant has signed it to put it into law.  The hope of the bill is to be able to provide much needed broadband to the “last mile” customers, which are those customers typically not served by current providers.  Eddie Howard, CEO of ACE Power stated, “This is a bill that ACE has been behind since day one.  We understand that there are members of our service area that do not have access to any type of broadband internet.  This bill enables us to study whether or not ACE [...]

14 Aug. 2018

CEO’s Report – 2018

By | 2018-08-09T14:42:15+00:00 August 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

ALCORN COUNTY ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION THE CEO’s REPORT FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERS AUGUST 14, 2018 Good morning.  Another year has quickly passed by and it is now time for another annual report.  I now submit the 84thAnnual Report of the Alcorn County Electric Power Association.  The 2017/2018 fiscal year has been another year of slow to no growth in our membership base; however, the work goes on for your Association.  We continue to improve and strengthen the electric plant.  The line crews have changed out 161 bad poles and converted several miles of single phase lines to more efficient 3 phase lines, which will provide better reliability along with better voltage regulation. This [...]

15 Aug. 2017

CEO’s Report – 2017

By | 2017-12-29T20:16:23+00:00 August 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  ALCORN COUNTY ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION THE CEO’s REPORT FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERS AUGUST 15, 2017 Good morning, it is with great humility I come before you today to share the 83rd Annual Report of your Association.  Alcorn County Electric Power Association has had only six previous General Managers and I consider it a privilege and honor to be the seventh.  The success of your Association is something I do not take for granted, the previous General Managers working with the Board of Directors have been very good at guiding the Association and today we have one of the best electric cooperatives in the nation.  It is my goal to continue to [...]

17 Apr. 2017

April 18, 2017 — National Lineman Appreciation Day

By | 2017-12-29T20:16:23+00:00 April 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

113th CONGRESS 1st Session S. RES. 95 Recognizing linemen, the profession of linemen, the contributions of these brave men and women who protect public safety, and expressing support for the designation of April 18, 2013, as National Lineman Appreciation Day. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES April 10, 2013 Mr. ISAKSON (for himself and Mr. BENNET) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to RESOLUTION Recognizing linemen, the profession of linemen, the contributions of these brave men and women who protect public safety, and expressing support for the designation of April 18, 2013, as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Whereas the profession of linemen is steeped in personal, family, and professional tradition; Whereas linemen are [...]

21 Aug. 2016

Electrical safety lessons for kids

By | 2016-08-21T19:19:00+00:00 August 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

We all know electricity plays a major role in our everyday lives, and it is a powerful resource that should be respected. Unfortunately, our children often do not understand the dangers of electricity. At Alcorn County Electric Power Association, we encourage you to share electrical safety tips and lessons with your little ones as often as possible. We also understand their attention spans run short, so here are a few creative ways to get them involved. Depending on the age of your child, consider designating an “electronics deputy.” The deputy should be responsible for pointing out electronics in your home that are not in use and keeping appliances safe from liquids. Reward your deputy for [...]