Posts Tagged ‘demand’

UMMC letting go 115 workers, cites weak demand

JACKSON — The University of Mississippi Medical Center is reducing the size of its workforce by approximately 115 employees. Coupled with a decision to not fill 90 vacant positions, the UMMC workforce will be about 2 percent smaller than it was at the end of 2011, according to Dr. James E. Keeton, vice chancellor for […] [...]

Alderman: Board not liable to repay $170K

SOUTHAVEN — A Southaven alderman says that he and others on the seven-member board did not use Mayor Greg Davis’ personal or city-issued credit cards and should not be liable for more than $170,000 that the state Auditor’s Office has ordered Davis to repay within 30 days. Alderman Greg Guy tells The Commercial Appeal no […] [...]

Entergy sees record demand during scorching heat

by Published: August 8,2011

Tags: demand, drought, electricity, energy, severe weather, utilities, Weather

JACKSON — As customers struggle to stay cool during the massive heat wave currently smothering the South, Entergy Corporation utilities are working around the clock to meet a surging demand for power. Entergy utilities’ 2.7 million customers in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas set record levels of electrical demand last week, according to preliminary estimates, […] [...]

Pickering issues demand on former county supervisor

LEAKESVILLE — State Auditor Stacey Pickering has issued a demand to former Greene County Supervisor Earnest Holder for $130,673 after being found guilty of bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery in April 2011 in the United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi. Holder was a part of an illegal kickback scheme carried out through […] [...]

Saudis worried over global oil demand

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — A top Saudi energy official expressed serious concern today that world oil demand could peak in the next decade and said his country was preparing for that eventuality by diversifying its economic base. Mohammed al-Sabban, lead climate talks negotiator, said the country with the world’s largest proven reserves of conventional crude […] [...]

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