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Scammers never stop and are always finding ways to separate you from your hard-earned money.

PC Electric often gets reports from members who have been taken advantage of by scammers using different cons to get personal information or cash in fraudulent ways.

Common scams involve:... read more

Did you know that you’re sharing your home with “energy vampires” - electronic and electrical devices that continues to suck electricity even when turned off? On average, these items are responsible for an estimated 10 percent of the electricity you use every month.

Here’s a tip from PC... read more

Keep a safe distance from overhead power lines.

Whether you are playing outdoors with your children or working on landscaping projects, keep a safe distance from power lines and other equipment your co-op uses to get electricity to your home.

Always remember to:

  • Stay away from power lines, meters,... read more

Sony, Target, Home Depot, Yahoo and even the U.S. Office of Personnel Management have all been attacked by cybercriminals.

Let’s face it: In today’s world, the cybersecurity threats plaguing our nation can seem overwhelming – and downright scary.

Cybersecurity, specifically the... read more

By all accounts, Madison Coe was a shining star.

The bubbly 14-year-old girl from Lubbock, Texas, was a talented athlete and a member of the marching band. She was preparing for her family’s move to Houston where she would begin her first year of high school.

Sadly and tragically,... read more

Pointe Coupee Electric General Manager, Mr. Myron Lambert, along with the Board of Directors, would like to announce that long-time resident of Pointe Coupee, Desiree Lemoine, has accepted a new position at Pointe Coupee Electric as Director of Governmental and External Affairs.  Mrs. Lemoine... read more

Pointe Coupee Electric and NRG Energy/Louisiana Generating, LLC recently joined forces to sponsor six students as part of the 53rd Annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.

The six delegates were awarded the free trip to Washington by being selected winners of Pointe... read more

Pointe Coupee Electric Board Member Irvin Settoon, Sr., officially announced his retirement from the board during the cooperative’s monthly board meeting on May 25, 2017. Mr. Settoon has served on the board since January 27, 1988, having served as the board’s Vice President for the past 25 years... read more

PC Electric is proud to be a partner in education. Your electric cooperative sponsors a variety of educational programs throughout the local schools in its tri-parish service area. One of these programs is the Math & Science Awards Program. PC Electric just recently presented numerous Math... read more

Recently the children of PC Electric members as well as children who attend one of PC Electric’s adopted schools were invited to participate in the cooperative’s 13th annual art contest.  The art was required to have an electrical theme and the words “Thank You” had to be included somewhere... read more

Pointe Coupee Electric announced the 2017 winners of the continuing education scholarships at its 78th Annual Membership Meeting earlier this year. A $1000.00 scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating senior from each of the three parishes that Pointe Coupee Electric serves.

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Winners of the annual Youth Tour Essay Contest sponsored by PCEMC and Louisiana Generating, LLC a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., were announced at a banquet held at the co-op’s office in New Roads on Feb. 21.

Representing PCEMC and winning the all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.,... read more

In his first Annual Meeting report to members, Pointe Coupee Electric General Manager Myron Lambert said he was ready to leave 2016 behind and look ahead to the future.

Lambert, who took over as general manager six months ago, said both the cooperative and the community faced many... read more

Winners of the annual Washington Youth Tour Essay Contest sponsored by PCEMC and Louisiana Generating, LLC a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., were announced recently.

Representing PCEMC and winning the all expense-paid trip to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA)... read more

PCEMC General Manager J.H. “Jodie” Cotten announced his impending retirement at the local cooperative’s 77th Annual Meeting held at the Scott Civic Center on Jan. 27.

Cotten, who joined the cooperative in 1974 and was named manager 10 years later, quipped to the members that he would be... read more


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