DeSoto County is well-equipped to provide support services for its expanding business and industrial growth, as well as its residential population. Both industrial and private users have come to expect a high quality of services that enhance the quality of life in DeSoto County.

Tennessee Valley Authority provides all electricity for Northcentral Electric Cooperative, and TVA has Performance Grants and Investment Credit Options for industrial clients.
TVA Contact:
Joshua Thornton
Regional Development Specialist
Economic Development
3197 Brooks Rd.
Belden, MS 38826
662-690-3629 (w)
901-334-6210 (m)

Three companies supply electrical power to DeSoto County. Northcentral Electric Cooperative provides service to the eastern area of the county, including Olive Branch.

Northcentral Contact:
Michael Bellipanni
Director Marketing & Business Development
800.325.8925 (o)
901.497.2443 (m)

Northcentral Industrial Rates:

Entergy Corporation supplies service to the areas of the county that include Hernando, Horn Lake, and Southaven. Entergy Corporation has added an incentive rate program designed to induce new and existing customers to add new or incremental loads. For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

Contact Entergy Business Development Mississippi:
Taurus Wright
Senior Business Development Manager
308 E. Pearl Street, Suite 700
Jackson, MS 39201
601.969.2349 (o)
601.260.1008 (m) 

Note:  A portion of the western side of DeSoto County, including the Walls area, is serviced by Coahoma Electric.

Atmos Energy provides natural gas service to the majority of the county, while the City of Olive Branch provides natural gas to its residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

Each municipality and rural water associations provides water service and DCRUA provides county wide sewer services to its residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

AT&T provides telecommunications services to the majority of DeSoto County, while CenturyLink provides service to the eastern portion of the county, including Olive Branch. Birch Communications and CSpire Wireless are also competitive local phone services in DeSoto County.

For more information about your specific industrial needs, please contact Bryant Henley, Business Development Specialist. Rate information will be returned to you promptly.