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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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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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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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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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Cooperative Energy Dedicates Engine Power Plant in Benndale

Technology Allows Utility to Continue Mission and Provide Reliable, Safe Energy   BENNDALE, MS – Cooperative Energy today dedicated a new gas-fired engine power plant at its Benndale Station, marking the first electric utility globally to own and place Wärtsilä 31SG engines into commercial operation.   The 22.7 MW plant, located in rural George County, …

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Cooperative Competes grant was awarded to Washington County Economic Alliance (WCEA) that will aid in promoting the Greenpointe Industrial Park

  Hattiesburg, Miss. (October 9, 2019) — Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, has awarded a Cooperative Competes grant to the Washington County Economic Alliance (WCEA). The $25,000 Cooperative Competes grant will aid in promoting the Greenpointe Industrial Park, an 800-acre heavy industrial property located in Washington County, Mississippi. The …

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Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission received grant funds for engineering and site due diligence of recently acquired industrial property adjacent to Stennis International Airport.

Hattiesburg, Miss. (September 24, 2019) — Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, announced the award of two Cooperative Competes grants to assist with diverse projects in Hancock County. The first grant was awarded to Pearl River Community College for assistance in the construction of the Hancock Aviation Aerospace Workforce Academy …

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Cooperative Competes grant was awarded to Pearl River Community College for assistance in the construction of the Hancock Aviation Aerospace Workforce Academy.

Hattiesburg, Miss. (September 24, 2019) — Cooperative Energy, together with the 11 Member distribution cooperatives it serves, announced the award of two Cooperative Competes grants to assist with diverse projects in Hancock County. The first grant was awarded to Pearl River Community College for assistance in the construction of the Hancock Aviation Aerospace Workforce Academy …

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