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2014-07-08 23:02:57

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) will provide PowerSouth Energy Cooperative with a centralized load control solution for enhanced coordination with their Member Cooperatives. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 OATI has signed a contract with PowerSouth Energy Cooperative (PowerSouth), a Generation and Transmission (G&T) provider serving 20 distribution members, to implement a comprehensive solution to streamline their Demand Response (DR) operations. Utilizing...

2014-07-04 08:20:58

RALEIGH, N.C., July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 23,000 members of North Carolina's electric cooperatives are without power this morning because of the storm effects of Hurricane Arthur. The largest number of outages occurred in the central coastal areas and along the barrier islands, including Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Line crews began the restoration process at first morning light when conditions were safe. Line crews from the state's unaffected electric...

2014-07-03 16:21:42

RALEIGH, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Weather Service reports that Hurricane Arthur could bring strong winds, tornadoes, torrential rains and flooding from storm surge to coastal areas in North Carolina as early as Thursday evening. North Carolina's electric cooperatives, the primary power providers in coastal and rural areas of the state, are prepared to restore power in a safe and efficient manner if outages result from the severe weather....

2014-07-03 12:22:13

RALEIGH, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives stand ready to respond if power outages result from Hurricane Arthur, which is forecasted to bring heavy rain and strong winds to coastal North Carolina counties Thursday night into Friday afternoon. Local electric cooperative crews, equipment and vehicles are on site in potentially affected areas, and additional cooperative line crews from the western part of the state are preparing to...

2014-06-26 08:22:59

RALEIGH, N.C., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 160 board members and employees from North Carolina's electric cooperatives met at the state legislature June 24-25 for the co-ops' annual 'Rally in Raleigh.' Cooperative board members and employees talked to legislators about issues that affect the reliability and cost of the power provided to electric cooperative members. "We are always focused on our members and our ability to provide them with affordable,...

2014-06-16 12:22:32

RALEIGH, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty-six middle-school students who earned Touchstone Energy Sports Camp scholarships are lacing up their sneakers to attend basketball camps at two of the state's largest universities. Young women will take to the court June 23-26 at the Wolfpack Women's Basketball Camp at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Young men will travel to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the Roy Williams Carolina...

2014-06-04 16:21:45

LA CROSSE, Wisc., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 600 electric cooperative leaders and guests attended Dairyland Power Cooperative's 73rd annual meeting at the La Crosse Center earlier today. Dan Korn, Chairman of the Board and director representing Vernon Electric Cooperative, presided over the meeting. The theme of the meeting was Together. By working together, Dairyland and its member cooperatives reliably and affordably meet energy needs while improving the...

2014-06-02 08:24:22

RALEIGH, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives join Gov. Pat McCrory in encouraging North Carolinians to be prepared for this year's hurricane season, which runs from June 1 - Nov. 30. A reliable plan is your best defense against a major storm, and the cooperatives offer these tips to keep you safe this storm season: -- Develop an evacuation route in advance. The plan should identify the safest routes and closest shelters. --...

2014-05-20 23:07:49

Great River Energy, a provider of wholesale electric service to 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin which distribute electricity to more than 650,000 member consumers or 1.7 million people, selects Ascend Software to substantially improve document management and business automation solutions. Brea, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Great River Energy, a Minnesota-based wholesale electric cooperative, selected Ascend Software’s solutions to enhance the organization’s...

2014-05-02 12:28:16

VALDOSTA, Ga., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A ribbon cutting ceremony today officially opened the nearby Pecan Row landfill gas generating facility, which will produce more than 4 megawatts (MW) of power for Green Power EMC, a green energy cooperative owned by 38 Electric Membership Corporations (EMC) in Georgia. Green Power EMC has contracted with Energy Systems Group to purchase the full energy output of the Pecan Row facility - about 4.8 MW of total generation - and now has a green...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.