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Snow Storms Hit Southern Co-ops

By Derrill Holly | ECT Staff Writer Published: February 27th, 2015

From Mississippi to Virginia, electric cooperative crews were busy restoring service following a late February storm that brought many areas the highest snowfall totals in memory. In Mississippi, more than 32,000 electric meters were out of service early Feb. 26. Crews faced difficulty reaching downed lines in some areas due to snow-clogged roads and icy... Read more

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Power Restoration, Top Story

Snow Storms Hit Southern Co-ops

Published: February 27th, 2015

From Mississippi to Virginia, electric cooperative crews were busy restoring service following a late February storm that brought many areas the highest snowfall totals in memory. In Mississippi, more than 32,000 electric meters were out of... Read more

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Weekly Digest for February 27

Published: February 27th, 2015

The Weekly Digest contains brief summaries of some of the most important stories recently posted on ECT.coop. Click on the issue date on the Weekly Digest page to open a PDF that is suitable for printing and distribution. Read more

Environmental Regulation

NRECA: EPA Rule Must Be Flexible

Published: February 27th, 2015

If the Environmental Protection Agency won’t withdraw its carbon dioxide rule for power plants, federal regulators in charge of grid reliability and energy markets should encourage the agency to be flexible to prevent possible grid disruptions,... Read more

Renewable Energy

How-to Guides for Co-ops on Solar

Published: February 27th, 2015

Is your electric cooperative considering a solar project? Then a new series of manuals of solar energy might be just what your co-op needs. The Cooperative Utility Photovoltaic Field Manual was released this week as a... Read more

Business & Finance

Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Published: February 27th, 2015

Here is the weekly update for key fuel prices that affect rural electric co-ops. In some cases, these represent averages across the country or in particular regions, and might differ from local market prices. Read more

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