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We will be closed
Monday, May 28,

in observance of 
Memorial Day


Scam Alert

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Brooke Moore

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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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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 go... 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 damaged... 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 emergency. 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 threats... Read More
October 15, 2017
SMEC's scheduled power outage is tonight beginning at 10:30 for members served by the Collinsville substation. Outage should only be about 45 minutes. Read More
October 13, 2017
COLLINSVILLE POWER OUTAGE TONIGHT! ATTENTION SMEC MEMBERS IN THE COLLINSVILLE AREA: The co-op has scheduled a power outage on Sunday, Oct. 15, beginning... Read More
September 12, 2017
Thankfully yesterday’s storm lost some of its strength before arriving here but it still came with very strong winds and some high wind gusts. Through... Read More
September 10, 2017
A message from Mike Simpson SMEC GM/CEO: I am sure many if not all of you are tracking the coming storm so I want to give you an update on our status. Read More
September 1, 2017
SMEC will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. The co-op service crews will still be on call. If you have an emergency or your power... 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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