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2013-08-06 16:31:05

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenStone Farm Credit Services, the sixth largest association in the Farm Credit System, continued to produce very strong financial results in the second quarter of 2013. The association's quarterly stockholder report, released today, shows earnings of $32.1 million in the second quarter of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/DE73420LOGO) The cooperative's earnings through the first half of 2013 totaled $65.6...

2013-07-26 08:22:43

GLEN ALLEN, Va., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Electric Cooperative's (ODEC) Board of Directors elected new officers at its annual membership meeting held in Dover, Delaware on July 23. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120313/PH69731LOGO) Myron D. Rummel, president and CEO of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative, was elected to serve as chairman of the board; J. William Andrew, president and CEO of Delaware Electric Cooperative, was elected as...

2013-07-22 16:21:41

CARMEL, Ind., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Rayburn) will become the 21(st) Member (Owner) of ACES, effective August 1, 2013. Rayburn will begin receiving a variety of services from ACES including portfolio modeling and analysis, as well as strategic development and other energy risk management services. "Rayburn currently has full requirements power supply contracts, but we are going to be faced with numerous supply planning decisions...

2013-07-22 08:23:23

150 MW Project in Oklahoma has 2014 Target Completion Date BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind and solar projects in North America, announced today that its subsidiary RES America Developments Inc. has reached a long-term agreement to sell 150 megawatts (MW) of wind energy to Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC). The wind power will be sourced from the...

2013-07-01 12:31:56

NeoNova to Lead ISP Services for both Companies HERNDON, Va. and RALEIGH, N.C., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) and NeoNova Holdings (NeoNova) today announced that NRTC has acquired 100% ownership of NeoNova; the price and terms of the transaction were not announced. NeoNova will remain headquartered in Raleigh and will lead the operation, expansion and further development of ISP and related businesses for NeoNova and...

2013-06-27 23:01:53

Survey & Ballot Systems publishes ‘Increasing Election Response Rates in Cooperatives and Credit Unions’ an informative article on how cooperatives and credit unions can encourage election response from their member-owners. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) announces the release of 'Increasing Election Response Rates in Cooperatives and Credit Unions,' an article that stresses the importance of member engagement and how to encourage...

2013-06-27 16:22:03

RALEIGH, N.C., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are warning consumer-members that thieves posing as cooperative employees are trying to steal your money and personal information. The scammers call customers whose primary language is not English, most of the time targeting Spanish speakers, and tell them that their electricity will be disconnected unless they send payment immediately. The scammers are instructing these cooperative...

2013-06-14 16:24:20

MANCHESTER, England, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the Midlands' largest social housing and care organisations has teamed up with Lima Networks [http://www.limanetworks.com ] to provide a bigger and better service to more than 60,000 people in the area. The new partnership, incorporating NetApp Virtual Storage from Lima Networks [http://www.limanetworks.com/partners/netapp-gold-partner.aspx ], will maximise efficiency and deliver significant savings - thanks to...

2013-06-13 12:30:56

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), an energy grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, and Elburn Cooperative, an integrated grain and ag retail company headquartered in Sycamore, Ill., today announced creation of a joint venture company which will offer agronomy retail products and services. The new company will be based out of the existing CHS crop nutrients operation in Crescent City, Ill. CHS will continue to operate...

2013-06-10 08:27:42

ZURICH, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Engagement Migros development fund launched in 2012, Migros is entering the field of design promotion and aims to build bridges between creativity and the market at the interface between design and business. The two innovative programmes Mode Suisse and Creative Hub were presented at a press conference held on 10 June 2013 at Design Miami/Basel. Switzerland has a long-standing and rich design tradition focusing on creation....