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South Mississippi Electric Adds to its Solar Energy Portfolio

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI ELECTRIC ADDS TO ITS SOLAR ENERGY PORTFOLIO Cooperative will purchase all electricity from renewable energy facility developed by Origis Energy USA (July, 2015) Hattiesburg-based South Mississippi Electric (SME) today announced plans to grow its renewable energy portfolio through an agreement with Origis Energy USA, with electricity to be generated at a 52MW solar …

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South Mississippi Electric Plans Five Solar Power Facilities

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI ELECTRIC PLANS FIVE SOLAR POWER FACILITIES Not-for-profit cooperative hopes to have installations operational by early 2016 (May 28, 2015) Hattiesburg-based South Mississippi Electric (SME) today announced plans to add to its renewable energy portfolio with the construction of five solar power facilities.  The project is scheduled to be operational by early 2016, with …

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South Mississippi Electric Ends Pursuit of Kemper Ownership

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI ELECTRIC ENDS PURSUIT OF KEMPER OWNERSHIP (May 20, 2015) South Mississippi Electric’s (SME) Board of Directors voted today to end pursuit of an ownership interest in the Kemper County energy facility, Plant Ratcliffe, currently under construction by Mississippi Power Company (MPC). The cooperative cites delays in project schedule, changing needs, and increased participation …

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