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GE Research and Prolec GE Power Up World’s 1st Large Flexible Transformer to Enhance the Resiliency of America’s Grid

100MVA flexible transformer has begun a 6-month field demonstration at a Cooperative Energy substation in Mississippi as part of a project through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity  Represents next generation of hardware required to support higher penetrations of renewable power on the grid Will improve grid resiliency by offering more flexibility for …

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COOPERATIVE ENERGY, MISO ASK MEMBERS TO LIMIT ELECTRICITY USE

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Cooperative Energy is asking the consumer-members of its 11 electric distribution cooperatives to limit their electricity use from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. CST. Forced generation outages, below-normal temperatures, and high demand is causing a critical shortage of electricity in parts of the southern United States. This voluntary action will hopefully reduce …

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MISO DIRECTED COOPERATIVE ENERGY TO BEGIN PERIODIC POWER OUTAGES FOR MEMBERS ACROSS MISSISSIPPI

Action Taken as Directed by MISO Due to Inclement Weather, Increased Demand, Loss of Generation   HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Cooperative Energy has implemented periodic power outages for the members of its 11 electric distribution cooperatives across Mississippi. The Cooperative is taking this action as directed by reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), as …

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COOPERATIVE ENERGY, MISO CONTINUE REQUEST FOR MEMBERS TO LIMIT ELECTRICITY USE UNTIL MIDNIGHT

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Cooperative Energy is asking the consumer-members of its 11 electric distribution cooperatives to continue to limit their electricity use until midnight on Feb. 16, 2021. Forced generation outages, below-normal temperatures, and high demand is causing a critical shortage of electricity in parts of the southeastern United States. This voluntary action will hopefully …

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COOPERATIVE ENERGY, MISO ASK MEMBERS TO LIMIT ELECTRICITY USE

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Cooperative Energy is asking the consumer-members of its 11 electric distribution cooperatives to limit their electricity use until further notice. Forced generation outages, below-normal temperatures, and high demand is causing a critical shortage of electricity in parts of the southeastern United States. This voluntary action will hopefully reduce the strain on the …

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COOPERATIVE ENERGY DESIGNATED TREE LINE USA® UTILITY

Cooperative Energy is the only Tree Line USA® utility in Mississippi   HATTIESBURG, MISS. – The Mississippi Forestry Commission recently designated Cooperative Energy as a Tree Line USA® utility for 2021. The designation reflects Cooperative Energy’s commitment to implement best practices in caring for trees along its rights-of-way. Cooperative Energy’s right-of-way team demonstrates how trees …

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ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES SUPPORT COMMUNITY, DAY OF SERVICE

Cooperative Energy along with some of its Members participated in 3rd Annual Cooperative Day of Service   HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Cooperative Energy, in conjunction with Coast Electric, Dixie Electric, Magnolia Electric, Singing River Electric, and Southern Pine Electric, participated in the 2021 Cooperative Day of Service, where employees volunteered in the communities they serve on …

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MISSISSIPPI 30 DAY FUND PARTNERS WITH COOPERATIVE ENERGY TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI’S SMALL BUSINESSES

           Hattiesburg, Miss. – The Mississippi 30 Day Fund is excited to announce a new partnership with Cooperative Energy. Cooperative Energy is continuing its commitment to the communities they serve by giving $30,000 to the Fund. One hundred percent of this donation will go directly towards serving Mississippi’s small businesses suffering …

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JEFF BOWMAN ASSUMES ROLE AS COOPERATIVE ENERGY CEO

  HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Jeff Bowman officially assumed his duties as Cooperative Energy president and CEO today.   Cooperative Energy’s Board of Directors in May named Bowman as president, and the successor to long-time president and CEO Jim Compton, who is now President Emeritus.   Bowman,48, becomes only the fourth CEO in the company’s history. …

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