What is a Cooperative

An electric cooperative is a type of electric utility that is owned by the members it serves. Its profits, or margins, are put back into the cooperative to help run the business efficiently, or are returned to the member in the form of Capital Credits. A co-op exists solely to provide the highest quality service at the lowest possible price for its members.

The Cooperative Difference

  • Locally owned & operated ? Coastal Electric is owned and operated by our member-owners (customers) and focuses on your needs and local priorities.
  • Members are first ? Members know they can trust their electric cooperative, because it was created not to make a profit, but simply to provide reliable electricity and service and affordable rates. Our goal is to exceed your expectations..
  • Responsive to local needs ? Coastal Electric works hard to achieve a better quality of life and higher level of service for our members.