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Cooperative Energy Awards $169,000 in Grants to Support Economic Development in Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Miss. (February 28, 2022) – Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member electric distribution cooperatives it serves, invested $169,000 in strategic economic development efforts across the state in 2021. The grant funds were awarded as part of the Cooperative Competes program which provides funding for proactive site and community development, with the goal of …

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Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded for Proactive Site Development in Greene County

  Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded for Proactive Site Development in Greene County   Hattiesburg, Miss. (December 15, 2021) — Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, announced today the award of a Cooperative Competes grant to the Greene County Board of Supervisors. The $25,000 Cooperative Competes grant will aid in engineering …

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Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded to Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission for Site Development

Coast Electric CEO Ron Barnes presents HCPHC President Derek Necaise with a grant for Port Bienville site development. Also pictured are Coast Electric Vice President of Western Division Operations and Economic Development Guy Johnson and HCPHC CEO Bill Cotter. Source: Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission Coast Electric Power Association presented Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission …

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Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded for the Sea Force Career Exploration Program in Harrison County, Miss.

Hattiesburg, Miss. (February 2021) — Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, recently announced the award of a Cooperative Competes grant to the Harrison County Development Commission for the Sea Force career exploration program. “Exposing students at a young age to career pathways is one of the best ways we can …

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Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded for Economic Development in Coahoma County

Lyon, Miss. (December 2020) — Economic development efforts in Coahoma County are poised for success with a new brand name, tagline, and a recently awarded Cooperative Competes grant. On December 14, the Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce and its collaborative partner, the Economic Development Authority of Coahoma County, announced the new brand name, Crossroads Economic …

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Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded to Stone County Economic Development Partnership

Source: Pearl River Valley Electric Association Wiggins, Miss.– Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association, together with our wholesale power provider, Cooperative Energy, announced today the award of a Cooperative Competes grant to the Stone County Economic Development Partnership. The $25,000 Cooperative Competes grant will aid in site preparation and existing building upgrades on the former …

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Two Industrial Sites in Cooperative Energy’s Members’ Service Territory Receive State Support

Hattiesburg, Miss. (June 16, 2020) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) recently awarded a third round of Mississippi Site Development Program grants. The Brookhaven-Lincoln County Economic Development Alliance and the Marion County Economic Development District were among the latest recipients. The Brookhaven-Lincoln County Economic Development Alliance was awarded $50,000 to assist with the planning and …

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Greater Hattiesburg Industrial Property Rebranded, Receives Cooperative Competes Grant Funds for Development

Greater Hattiesburg Industrial Property Rebranded, Receives Grant Funds for Development Hattiesburg, Miss. (April 2020) — The I-59 Supply Chain Park is poised for success with a new name and more than $500,000 in site development grant funds. The I-59 Supply Chain Park, previously known as the HLRA Industrial Site, is located adjacent to Interstate 59 …

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Cooperative Energy Pledges $187,500 Over Five Years to the Mississippi Scholars Tech Master Program

Cooperative Energy has pledged $187,500 over the next five years to the Mississippi Scholars Tech Master program. The funding, which will be made in five $37,500 payments, will help Mississippi high school students prepare to take the next steps in career technical training. The Mississippi Scholars Tech Master program is an initiative of the Mississippi …

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Cooperative Competes Grant Awarded for Property Development Assistance in Diamondhead, MS

Hattiesburg, Miss. (November 6, 2019) — Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, announced today the award of a Cooperative Competes grant to assist strategic development of commercial property in the City of Diamondhead. The $25,000 Cooperative Competes grant will match the City of Diamondhead’s funds for master planning and environmental …

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