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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 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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Rocket Fuel Producer Adranos Increasing Testing Operations In Stone County

Source: Mississippi Development Authority Jackson, Mississippi – May 4, 2021 – Solid rocket fuel innovator Adranos, Inc., is expanding its rocket motor research and development operations in McHenry. The project is a $1.35 million corporate investment and will create 25 new jobs. In September, Adranos announced it was opening a location in McHenry, a move …

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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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