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Community Solar Day in Oklahoma

By Steven Johnson | ECT Staff Writer Published: May 3rd, 2016

Oklahoma is the latest state to get into the game on community solar. Tri-County Electric Co-op, headquartered in Hooker, dedicates the first community solar project in the state during an April 26 ceremony... Read more

Renewable Energy

Community Solar Day in Oklahoma

Published: May 3rd, 2016

Oklahoma is the latest state to get into the game on community solar. Tri-County Electric Co-op, headquartered in Hooker, dedicates the first community solar project in the state during an April 26 ceremony... Read more

Renewable Energy

NRECA Lauds Work with Hydropower

Published: May 2nd, 2016

NRECA interim CEO Jeffrey Connor underscored how clean, reliable hydropower is vital for electric cooperatives and how the association will continue to partner with hydropower producers to ensure the resource’s future. Addressing the National Hydropower Association... Read more

Renewable Energy

Mississippi Co-ops Adding Solar

Published: April 15th, 2016

The members want renewables, so this G&T is delivering. “South Mississippi Electric is in the solar power generation business,” Jim Compton, general manager and CEO, declared during the recent dedication ceremony for a solar array. The... Read more

Renewable Energy

Excess Solar Goes to Arkansas Co-ops

Published: April 14th, 2016

A large solar project built to meet the needs of a major aerospace and defense contractor is also providing electricity for Arkansas electric cooperatives. The utility-scale 12.5-megawatt array serves a manufacturing and testing facility operated by... Read more

Transmission & Distribution

Okla. Co-op Sells Transmission Assets

Published: April 8th, 2016

An Oklahoma electric cooperative plans to focus on its distribution service after selling off its transmission assets to a competitive transmission company. Tri-County Electric Cooperative in Hooker, Okla., turned over the operation and maintenance of 410... Read more