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21 Aug. 2016

Electrical safety lessons for kids

By | 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 [...]

21 Aug. 2016

Manage your energy use with these handy apps

By | August 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Tracking your steps, tracking your children, monitoring your banking activity or locating your parked car––these days, it seems like there is an app for everything. If you are efficiency-savvy and want to manage your energy use, there may be an app that works for you. While there are several energy use apps to choose from, some can be difficult to use, particularly those aimed at general efficiency. There are no clear standouts, so try a few, and choose the app that works best for you. Purchasing a smart thermostat for your home is a great way to begin managing your energy use. But, if you are looking for a more granular way to obtain information [...]

9 Aug. 2016

2016 ACE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION

By | August 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Election Date:  August 9, 2016 Bobby Roberts - 408 (elected to serve three year term) Harrison Childs - 84

9 Aug. 2016

Manager’s Report – 2016

By | August 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Manager’s Report for Annual Meeting of Members August 9, 2016   It is my honor as the General Manager of Alcorn County Electric Power Association to present the Annual Report of the Association to the membership for the 21st time in ACE’s illustrious 82-year history as directed by your Board of Directors. I am proud to report that your Electric Cooperative had an outstanding year in keeping the power on, holding rates low and maintaining a growth program in technology, facilities, and customer service. At the beginning of the fiscal year your Association and all of the distributors served by TVA agreed to update our rules and regulations to be approved by TVA. TVA is [...]

6 Jul. 2016

PHONE SCAM WARNING

By | July 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

ACE Power has received several calls from concerned members that claim to have received a phone call from a scam artist claiming to be an agent of ACE Power. The most recent scam involves the scam artist, who represents him/herself as an agent of ACE Power, calling members to let them know that they owe ACE varying amounts of money in order to prevent the disconnection of electric service.  The recommended payment method is either a debit card or a prepaid debit card.  In all of the reported instances, the phone number that appears on caller id is from either California or Utah.  However, it is quite possible that the scam artist is not even located in [...]

30 Sep. 2015

A letter from the ACE Board of Directors to the ACE Membership

By | September 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The ACE Board knows that the vast numbers of the ACE members truly appreciate and are satisfied with their electrical service. We understand that you would all love to pay less for this necessity of our lives, but we believe that it is our duty to demand that ACE’s reliability and state of the art service cannot be under funded in today’s world. The original Board of Directors in 1934 expected the “Corinth Experiment” to work, and it definitely has been a tremendous success. There are now approximately 1,000 Rural Electric Cooperatives serving over 80% of the landmass of the United States. Most of them do not have the low rates that we have, but [...]

4 Aug. 2015

2015 ACE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION

By | August 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Election Date:  August 4, 2015  Mark Gardner - 679 (elected to serve three year term) J.B. Darnell - 654 (elected to serve three year term) Harrison Childs - 251

4 Aug. 2015

Manager’s Report – 2015

By | August 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Manager’s Report for Annual Meeting of Members August 4, 2015 It is my esteemed honor as the General Manager of Alcorn County Electric Power Association to present the 81st Annual Report of your Association. For the past 81 years this report has been delivered by six men who have been blessed by God to serve their fellow man to provide a special service to each and every one of their homes and businesses in their service area. A luxury at first, but now a necessity of life. Joe M. Peavey Hamp W. Meeks C.E. “Runt” McGee D.F “Dooney” Wright Charles Barnett Jim Nanney Each of these men have been faced with many varied obstacles to meet [...]

27 Oct. 2014

Phone Scam Warning

By | October 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

In recent weeks, ACE Power has received several calls from concerned members that claim to have received a phone call from a scam artist claiming to be an agent of ACE Power. The most recent scam involves the scam artist, who represents him/herself as an agent of ACE Power, calling members to let them know that they owe ACE varying amounts of money in order to prevent the disconnection of electric service.  The recommended payment method is either a debit card or a prepaid debit card.  In all of the reported instances, the phone number that appears on caller id is from either California or Utah.  However, it is quite possible that the scam artist is not [...]

11 Aug. 2014

24 / 7 Payment Kiosk Now Open

By | August 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments

    ACE Power is proud to announce a partnership with PaySite and Sprint Mart.  This partnership will allow ACE Power customers to submit payments to their electric accounts 24 x 7.  Payments made by the customer will be posted in real-time to their ACE account, regardless of the time of day. The Shell Sprint Mart is located at 2809 Highway 72 West in Corinth at the Hwy 72 and Hwy 45 crossing. In order to make a payment at the PaySite kiosk, please have your complete customer account number available.