Becoming a Shelby Energy Cooperative Member:
There is no membership fee. A deposit is required but may be waived upon a consumer's showing of satisfactory credit or payment history. Required deposits may be returned after one (1) year if the consumer has established a satisfactory payment record for that period.
Statement of Nondiscrimination:
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call (202) 720-5964 (voice or TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
If any member would like a copy of the service rates or bylaws of Shelby Energy Cooperative, please contact us at (800) 292-6585.
Shelby Energy Cooperative respects the privacy and confidentiality of owner/member information and is committed to operational practices that protect this information. Shelby Energy will not share personally identifiable information with third parties who are not directly involved with Shelby Energy’s routine operations unless required to do so by law such as by subpoena, court order, or regulatory agency request, or if directed to do so by the member.
Purposes of member information collected:
• Conduct the business of Shelby Energy;
• Determine the current status of a member’s energy service;
• Assess credit risk, including obtaining credit reports;
• Communicate with the member and address any service issues or needs;
• Bill accounts, maintain payment records, give notice on current balance;
• Assemble statistics about how Shelby Energy’s website is accessed and used;
• Compile aggregate data that does not identify the member as an individual;
• Contact members about outages and services offered by Shelby Energy and third-party energy-efficiency program partners;
• Provide aggregate information to Community Action Council agencies, upon request;
• Respond to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies; and
• Collect debts owed by a member.