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Efficiency Loans

eScore program

SMEC is partnering with TVA to offer off-bill financing opportunities to qualifying co-op members for home improvements and weatherization measures. Co-op members may dial 1-855-2eScore (1-855-237-2673) or click on the link below for more information.

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Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative is an electric distribution utility serving over 30,700 members in portions of DeKalb, Jackson, Marshall and Cherokee counties. The cooperative is located in northeast Alabama and it purchases power from the Tennessee Valley Authority, who is currently the nation’s largest generator of electricity.

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My Service

  • Link to Establish Service
    Establish Service

    New services or simple reconnects will find the information needed to purchase a membership and apply for electric service.
  • Link to Pay Bill Online
    Pay My Bill

    Learn all the options available to members paying monthly electric bills.
  • Link to FAQ
    Member FAQ

    Several areas of concern are listed in the questions and answers section. 
  • Link to Mobile Apps
    Mobile Apps

    Smart phone and smart device users may prefer to install the SMEC app for a faster way to access the website or to pay a bill.

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July 6, 2018
All SMEC electronic payment services will be unavailable this evening, July 6, from 4:00 p.m. until midnight (possibly a little later) for our annual... Read More
July 3, 2018
The office of Sand Mountain Electric Co-op will be closed Wednesday, July 4. Regular business hours, which are weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. wi... Read More
June 11, 2018
Our last post on June 4 reported Osmose crews working in the SMEC service area inspecting wood power poles. Beginning today they are still working in... Read More
June 4, 2018
SMEC contracts with Osmose Utilities Services to inspect wood power poles throughout the co-op service area. This process contributes to the accuracy... Read More
May 27, 2018
SMEC will be closed Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. The regular business hours will resume on Tuesday morning, May 29. If you have an emergency or po... Read More
March 29, 2018
The SMEC office will be closed tomorrow, March 30 in observance of Good Friday. If you have an emergency or your power is off dial the co-op to report... Read More
March 14, 2018
Scammers are back in the SMEC area again and called members demanding payment for past due power bills last night. Scammers told them if they didn't g... Read More
January 18, 2018
Emergency Repair Outage In the course of equipment inspection SMEC has discovered a switch inside the Fyffe substation that has overheated and been d... Read More
December 31, 2017
SMEC will be closed Monday, Jan.1 for New Years Day. The office will ropen on Tuesday, Jan.2. If your power is off or you have an emergency stuation... Read More
December 22, 2017
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 for Christmas. Crews are on standby for power outages or an... Read More
November 22, 2017
SMEC's office will be closed Nov. 23 & 24, 2017 for Thanksgiving. If you have an emergency or your power is off dial the co-op to report it. Crews are... Read More
November 8, 2017
SCAM ALERT! We have been notified that scammers posing as co-op employees are calling our members in an effort to collect money. Scammers often use t... Read More
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Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative

402 Main Street West
P.O. Box 277
Rainsville, AL 35986

In case of power outages, you may call us 24 hours a day!

Local Telephone Numbers

(256) 638-2153    (256) 657-5137
(256) 845-1511    (256) 659-2153
(256) 635-6344    (877) 843-2512

Office Hours

Weekdays 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except holidays

Bill Payment Questions

For questions regarding electric bill payments or arrangements, please call the office and speak with one of the representatives.

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