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Regulators to look at electric power co-ops' books

JACKSON — Regulators will review the books of Mississippi’s 25 electric power associations to try to determine whether they are holding money that should instead flow back to customers. The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted 3-0 yesterday for its own legal staff and the freestanding Public Utilities Staff to conduct a joint review, with an eye toward issuing a report ...

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Presley calling for investigation of electric power associations

JACKSON — Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley wants the utility regulator to investigate whether some electric power associations are holding money they should refund to their member-owners. Presley, a Democrat, said yesterday that he plans to ask the Public Service Commission at its meeting today to launch a formal inquiry. Michael Callahan, CEO of the Electric Power Associations ...

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More winter weather could impact post-ice storm efforts

For those without power from this weekend’s ice storm, help is coming. However, more winter weather tonight could impede efforts. Crews were working yesterday to restore power to thousands of customers in north Mississippi after an ice storm. Ron Stewart, spokesman for Electric Power Associations of Mississippi, says about 7,000 association customers were without power, mainly in DeSoto and Marshall ...

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Electric power associations ask Mississippi PSC to reconsider efficiency rules

An electric power association and a trade organization have asked the Mississippi Public Service Commission to reconsider the energy efficiency rules regulators adopted in July. South Mississippi Electric Power Association and the Electric Power Associations of Mississippi said in documents filed with the commission that state law may render the efficiency rules inapplicable to electric power associations. Specifically, the motion ...

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SPEPA names managers

Southern Pine Electric Power Association has made three management changes. Jason Siegfried was promoted from Taylorsville district manager to assistant general manager. Drummonds McAlpin replaces Siegfried as district manager. And, Dan Davis was named manager of the Marketing and Public Relations Department. Since graduating from Mississippi State University in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Siegfried has worked ...

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Power of being positive

Each year about 65 high school students from around the state come to Jackson to participate in a Youth Leadership Workshop sponsored by the Electric Power Associations of Mississippi (EPAMS). These future leaders learn about state government, hear from elected officials, and sharpen their leadership skills. During the annual event, Michael Callahan, CEO of the EPAMS, gets an opportunity to ...

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Braddock joins EPA of Miss.

Gueth Braddock is the new environmental and regulatory compliance specialist at the Electric Power Associations of Mississippi in Ridgeland. Braddock previously served as regional safety supervisor for Asplundh Tree Expert Co. in Brookhaven and managed a line clearance program for Dixie Electric Membership Corp. in Baton Rouge, La. While working for the U.S. Forest Service, he conducted surveys on threatened ...

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Mood earns MBA degree

James T. “Tim” Mood was recently granted an MBA from Mississippi State University. He completed the program with a 3.67 GPA. Mood, 46, of Benton, is vice president of economic development with the Electric Power Associations of Mississippi. He received his bachelor of science degree from Mississippi State University in agricultural economics in 1986. He completed the Mississippi School of ...

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