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The three companies serving the various areas of Leake County have sufficient power to provide for the electrical needs of your company.


Central Electric Power Association, an electric cooperative that is a Tennessee Valley Authority distributor, provides electric service to Leake County Industrial Parks a Carthage and Walnut Grove.  Central Electric Power Association serves most of rural Leake County, and areas in and around Carthage, Lena, and Walnut Grove.  Central Electric Power Association is headquartered in Carthage, Mississippi.


A projected cost for monthly electrical usage by your company can be provided. Central Electric Power Association and TVA also offer a comprehensive services program and enhances growth credit program that may benefit your business.


Central Electric Power Association staff will work with you to find the right location for your business in Leake County or in any of the seven-county service area served in Central Mississippi.

Central Electric Power Association,

Tennessee Valley Authority





The municipalities of Lena and Walnut Grove are served by Mississippi Power Company, a division of the Southern Company.  Mississippi Power Company's headquarters are in Gulfport, Mississippi.   The local Mississippi Power office is in Forest, Mississippi.


Mississippi Power provides economic development services for the 23-counties of Southeast Mississippi.  Their professional staff, in partnership with other state and local organizations, can find the perfect site for building in Mississippi for your business expansion or relocation.

Mississippi Power Company

The Southern Company




The City of Carthage is served by Entergy Mississippi with headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi.  Entergy Mississippi employs a full staff of economic development professionals ready to assist existing and prospective businesses in Carthage and Western Leake County.  They can provide information on available existing buildings, infrastructure, power usage estimates, and other utility consultative services.

Entergy Mississippi


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