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.

Alabama Living




In observance of Labor Day, Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative will be closed Monday, Sept. 5. Normal business hours from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. CST... Read More
SMEC crews are currently on the scene of a broken pole in the Bryant area near Ebenezer Church. Beginning around 4 pm CST today, power will be off for... Read More
The co-op will be closed Monday, July 4 for Independence Day. While celebrating our freedoms, please remember to say thanks to all those that have made... Read More
Good morning, As many of you may recall, SMEC had a series of unusual events a couple of weeks ago creating outages in different portions of the service area. Read More
SMEC currently has a power outage in the Ider, Flat Rock and Rosalie areas due to a pole fire near Flat Rock. This outage may also affect parts of Henagar... Read More
Earlier today lightning struck the SMEC office building in Rainsville. As a result, the Internet service was out for a period of time. With the help of... Read More
Last night continued SMEC's streak of bad luck when a faulty arrestor inside the Dutton substation caused an outage in that area. This morning a squirrel... Read More
Just received these two photos of the fire inside the SMEC Grove Oak substation this past Thursday. As you can see it was a massive fire. It took some... Read More
SMEC and contract crews worked thru last night making temporary repairs to the Grove Oak substation where a fire inside the station caused a widespread outage. Read More
At this time all power is temporarily restored throughout the SMEC service area. We thank you for conserving energy during this extreme situation and encourage... Read More
Much of the power that had successfully been transferred is off at this time. Crews continue to work in these areas to switch load and restore power once again. Read More
Progress is being made with the power switching as co-op crews have restored power to those 50 +/- members west of Morgans Cove. In addition, the Water... 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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