Covington Rural Services is a subsidiary of Covington Electric Cooperative (CEC) that was formed in 1988 to provide CEC members with access to energy services and electric products. Covington Electric Cooperative is a member-owned electric cooperative that is dedicated to providing energy and related services to rural communities in southern Alabama. Covington Rural Services offers Internet services, electric fireplaces, emergency medical response systems, home security and a rural water system. The company s home security systems provide basic burglary protection, lighting control and wireless systems. Covington s medical response services allow individuals with medical needs to function more independently. Additionally, the company s Internet service provides members with access to the Internet. To ensure accessibility, Covington Rural Services offers financing on most products to qualified CEC members.