Energy Tips & Information

Dixie Electric Power Association is an electric cooperative, meaning that it is owned by the members it serves. It is the Association’s goal to help members use electric energy wisely, save on their power bills and safely prepare for storms and outages.

Here are some printable brochures that would be helpful in saving your energy dollar, building a new home or answering your questions about alternative forms of energy.

Energy Efficiency Brochures

Compact Fluorescent Lamps – Quick facts about the benefits of CFL light bulbs
Energy Checklist for Mobile Homes – Guide on energy efficiency and conservation for living in a mobile home
Energy Savers Booklet – Tips from the Department of Energy for saving energy around your home
Home Energy Handbook  – In-depth 30-page book that is helpful in building, remodeling a home or making other major energy efficiency upgrades.
Holding on to Comfort – Energy tips for an existing home
Mini Home Energy Audit – Quick checklist for a do-it-yourself energy audit
Saving Home Energy Dollars  – Saving on your heating and cooling bill and other appliances

Solar/Wind Energy Information

Dixie Electric has resources available for solar and wind energy information. If you have questions, check out these resources.
Solar Energy Basics Handbook 
Distributed Generation – Solar, Wind and Reciprocating Engines
Solar Estimator is an online calculator that figures the cost of solar or wind energy for your home and the return on investment.

If you are adding distributed generation to your home or business, please see the Forms and Documents page for the interconnection agreement, process and requirements document and the checklist. Also, contact the engineering department at 601-425-2535.

Storm Preparedness and Generator Safety

Hurricane Safety and Preparedness Brochure – Checklist for making your hurricane plans
Portable Generator Safety Brochure – Safety tips for generator operation
How to Safely Operate a Generator  – Recommendations for safe generator maintenance, sizing and operation
Electric Power Restoration Brochure – Five steps in power restoration process