Nominate a local hero and they could win $2,500

Commitment to community is one of the four core values of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives. Horry Electric is proud to serve the members who make up the communities throughout our service area. Within these communities, there are an abundance of unsung heroes who are helping those in need and empowering their neighbors. These are the members […]

April 2023 Annual Member Meeting edition of SCL online now!

The April 2023 edition of South Carolina Living magazine has been uploaded to! This edition is the OFFICIAL NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING and it includes a special cover wrap with more important details! The magazine has been mailed to ALL Horry Electric members. The main part of South Carolina Living magazine, which can also be found online, includes the usual recipes, plus a […]

Some members to receive second settlement payment from class-action agreement

If you were a member of Horry Electric Cooperative for any period between Jan. 1, 2007–Jan. 31, 2020, you may receive an unexpected bill credit or check this month. These credits (for amounts less than $50) and checks (for amounts greater than $50) are the result of a class-action settlement involving the failed nuclear construction […]

Enroll in E-Bill for a chance to win a *sweet* prize!

Are you looking for an easy way to receive your monthly electric bill that doesn’t require a trip to the mailbox? Enroll in Horry Electric’s E-Bill program today! It’s free, secure and ecofriendly. Any member who signs up as a new participant in our E-Bill program between February 1 and 11:59 p.m. on February 28 […]

Low temperatures raise electricity use, cause some temporary power interruptions 

PRESS RELEASE: Temporary interruptions to some electric cooperative power service were implemented this morning as South Carolina experiences unusually low temperatures. The freezing weather had already raised demand for electricity to high levels, causing utilities to interrupt electricity service to businesses that have previously agreed to such curtailment—known as non-firm load.  “Curtailing electricity—even for short periods like this morning—is the last thing […]

Applications open for summer youth trips!

High school juniors and sophomores can apply now for an experience they won’t forget. Horry Electric has two amazing trips planned this summer. Washington Youth Tour (June 17-22): Juniors can experience Washington, D.C. with hundreds of students from across South Carolina and the country, meeting lawmakers and touring the sights. Horry Electric will cover your […]

Sign up for Bank Draft, be entered in prize drawing!

The holidays are an exciting time and we know December is a busy month for everyone. This holiday season, simplify the way your pay your electric bill by enrolling in Horry Electric’s Bank Draft program. This free, easy and convenient payment option allows you to pay your bill on time every month without writing a […]

Apply now for the 2023 W.I.R.E. Scholarship!

Horry Electric Cooperative’s W.I.R.E. (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) chapter is accepting applications for the 2023 W.I.R.E. scholarship to award to a freshman entering Coastal Carolina University or Horry-Georgetown Technical College.. Applicants must be an active member of Horry Electric or dependent of an active member. If a dependent, they must live in the home […]

Christmas dinner brings community together

Take a step back in time. It’s September 1989, just a few months before Christmas. Summer is ending and fall is on the horizon. Then, on Sept. 21, Hurricane Huge rips through Horry County. The damage across the county, and South Carolina, is devastating. Homes are destroyed and many people are without power for more […]

Tropical Storm expected to impact HEC service area

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the entire Grand Strand area ahead of Hurricane Ian’s arrival. When the storm arrives, it is expected to be Tropical Storm Ian. Our service area will likely be impacted by tropical storm weather beginning late Thursday, September 29 and throughout Friday, September 30, according to local weather […]