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Cooperative Energy Plans Conversion of its Plant Morrow Electric Generation Plant

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (June 21, 2018) – Cooperative Energy today announced a five-year plan to convert R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station (Plant Morrow) from coal to a natural gas- fired combined cycle plant. Plant Morrow is located in Lamar County near Purvis, Miss. Efficiency and improved economic factors led Cooperative Energy’s Board of Directors to approve …

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Cooperative Energy, Origis Energy Celebrate Successful Launch of 52 MW Lamar County Solar Site

SUMRALL, MS (March 7, 2018) – Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy today celebrated their new joint venture 52-megawatt solar project in Lamar County, signifying a major commitment to generating environmentally-friendly renewable energy. Elected officials and business leaders joined the two companies at the celebration, held at the facility site near Sumrall in Lamar County. The …

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COOPERATIVE ENERGY REQUESTS MEMBERS LOWER ENERGY USAGE

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Cooperative Energy has been asked by our reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) to request that our end users curtail their electricity usage on January 18 between 5:00am-11:00am. The severe temperatures are causing a critical shortage of electricity in the mid United States region. This voluntary reduction of usage will hopefully …

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MISO CANCELS REQUEST FOR COOPERATIVE ENERGY MEMBERS TO LOWER ENERGY USAGE

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Earlier this morning, our reliability coordinator, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) requested that Cooperative Energy ask our end users to curtail their electricity usage between 5:00am-11:00am. This request was made in an effort to minimize strain on the electric system due to the severe temperatures which have been causing a critical …

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Cooperative Energy Selects New Wärtsilä 31SG Engine Technology for Power Generation in the USA

The technology group Wärtsilä will deliver a 22.7 MW Smart Power Generation plant under a full Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract to Cooperative Energy, a member-owned electric cooperative based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The project will consist of two gas-fired Wärtsilä 31SG engines, the first order for the world’s most efficient gas engine. The plant …

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$25,000 Donated to Lamar County Education Foundation By Cooperative Energy, Origis Energy

  The Foundation Fulfills Teacher Requests to Enhance Student Educational Experience   HATTIESBURG, Miss. (October 30, 2017) – Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy today made a joint donation of $25,000 to the Lamar County Education Foundation. The donation will support students throughout the Lamar County school district in Mississippi. “This donation is our way of …

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Cooperative Energy, Origis Energy Donate $125,000 To Mississippi Scholars & Tech Master Programs

MEC Initiatives Prepare Students to Join Workforce, Addresses Companies’ Needs JACKSON, Miss. (October 25, 2017) – Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy today made a joint donation of $125,000 to the Mississippi Scholars and Tech Master programs. The donation, announced at the Mississippi Economic Council’s annual Hobnob event, is the largest single gift ever made to …

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First Panels Installed at Cooperative Energy Solar Facility in Mississippi

  HATTIESBURG, MS – Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy USA today announced the installation of the first solar power panels at the 540-acre solar site located near Sumrall in Lamar County. Construction began in April on the 52 MW solar energy facility, which will provide clean energy to the generation and transmission cooperative’s 423,000 members …

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Calgon Carbon awarded $15.4M as part of the DPA Program; Allows for expansion at Port Bienville Facility

PITTSBURGH, PA  –  Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) (Calgon Carbon or the Company), a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of activated carbon products, has been awarded up to $15.4 million from the United States Government as part of the Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III Program. The Title III Program funding awarded to Calgon …

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Northrop Grumman Locating New Aerospace Work in Jackson County, Miss., Creating 60 Jobs

Courtesy of the Mississippi Development Authority Jackson, Miss. – Northrop Grumman is adding a mix of new work to its Unmanned Systems facility in Jackson County, Miss., including sub-assembly work for the F-35 program. This $3.7 million investment will create 60 jobs in the coming years. “This reinforces Northrop Grumman’s commitment to Jackson County, solidifies …

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