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Sand Mountain

Electric Cooperative

77th Annual Meeting

Saturday, April 22 nd, 2017
DeKalb County Schools Coliseum
Friday - April 21st 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - April 22 nd 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
FREE 10-qt. galvanized bucket to registered members while supplies last.


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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April 21, 2017
IT'S TODAY! SMEC MEMBERS!!! DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please share this post on your timeline. Read More
April 20, 2017
Registration for Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative's annual meeting begins at 10 a.m. tomorrow! While supplies last, registered members receive a 10 quart... Read More
January 2, 2017
Strong winds have caused problems for SMEC crews tonight. Currently there are scattered outages in different portions of the service area. Crews are working... Read More
January 1, 2017
Several SMEC members in Sylvania area may be experiencing a power outage at this time. SMEC crews have located the problem near the Upper Sand Mountain... Read More
November 24, 2016
The SMEC office is closed today and tomorrow for Thanksgiving. Currently there are a few areas experiencing power outages. Co-op crews are on the scene... Read More
November 17, 2016
SMEC is pleased to report that power is restored to members in the Collinsville area. Earlier this morning a squirrel traveled inside the substation and... Read More
November 10, 2016
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 for Veteran's Day. Thanks to all US veterans for your service. SMEC will resume regular... Read More
October 19, 2016
SMEC crews have safely returned home from South Carolina. These men assisted Santee Electric Co-op, Inc. with power restoration following Hurricane Matthew. Read More
October 13, 2016
It's official! The Grove Oak Substation rebuild is complete! Everyone's power should be back on in the Moore's Crossroads, Tenbroeck, Lake View, Grove... Read More
October 12, 2016
Work is on schedule with the rebuild at the Grove Oak substation. If the plan continues without interruptions, the second outage is scheduled for 2 p.m. Read More
October 10, 2016
Just wanted to remind everyone in the Moore's Crossroads, Tenbroeck, Lake View, Grove Oak, Wakefield and South Sauty areas that today is the beginning... Read More
October 9, 2016
UPDATE: SMEC crews are currently en route to South Carolina to assist in power restoration. These same crews headed to Florida on Friday, but they returned... 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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