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Atmos Energy Corporation promotes/hires four employees within Mississippi Division

James E. McKenzie has been named Vice President Technical Services. Roy Moss has been named Vice President of Operations, Southern Region. Mathew B. Davidson has been promoted to Vice President Rates & Regulatory Affairs. John Duease has been promoted to Vice President Marketing McKenzie began his career in March, 1992, as an Engineer. He became the Engineering Manager in 2002 ...

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Entergy Mississippi adds 2 Customer Service Representatives

Two experienced Entergy Mississippi leaders will fill customer service roles for the company: Leslie Howell-Turbeville, customer service representative, mid-state region, joined Entergy in 1995 assisting customers in the Jackson call center. Since then, she has worked as a clerk and lighting engineering associate in Madison, served in Clinton’s large projects group and held roles in the distribution operations center in ...

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TVA finds route for power line from Mississippi to Tennessee

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it has identified a route for a new transmission line that would send power from Mississippi to Tennessee. TVA said Monday that the proposed power line would begin at the existing Allen Fossil Plant in Horn Lake, near the Tennessee and Mississippi line. The line would extend to a substation in Memphis. The utility said ...

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Tennessee Valley Authority envisions no major new plants

The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors has approved a 20-year plan that includes no new major generating plants. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the plan approved last week envisions getting more power out of existing nuclear, gas and hydroelectric units. It also includes more solar, backed up by improved energy storage and other new technologies. TVA will also ...

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Federal utility head says no need to boost rates

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The president of the nation’s largest public utility says he will recommend suspending a plan to boost electric rates next year. Tennessee Valley Authority President Jeff Lyash told the Chattanooga Times Free Press in an interview last week that the federal utility has improved its balance sheet over the past few years and with operational improvements, it ...

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Palmer joins Emerald Transformer

Emerald Transformer (Emerald) welcomes Jim Palmer as the company’s new general manager of the Lexington plant. Palmer brings over 30 years of experience in organizational development, operations management and safety and environmental protection within multi-state and multi-plant production. His leadership and unique skillset strengthen Emerald’s ability to continue its regional and national growth. As general manager, Palmer is responsible for ...

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Morgan joins Atmos Energy

Bobby Morgan, has joined Atmos Energy Corporation as Vice President Public Affairs for the Mississippi Division. Bobby previously served Governor Phil Bryant for the past four years as Director of Public Affairs and as Governor Bryant’s Senior Economic Development Policy Advisor. He also served as the Governor’s designee for the Southern States Energy Board, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the ...

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Georgia Power orders nuclear fuel for newly designed reactor

Georgia Power has ordered nuclear fuel for its long-delayed expansion of Plant Vogtle, the nation’s first large-scale nuclear project in more than 30 years. The fuel order was announced the day before its parent company reported second-quarter net income of $902 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Wednesday that it ...

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Entergy nuclear plant shut down to fix emergency system weld

Entergy has temporarily shut down a nuclear power plant in Louisiana to fix a pipe weld in an emergency system. Entergy nuclear spokesman Mike Bowling says the likely length of the shutdown is “business-sensitive,” so he can’t talk about it. He says the utility has plans to provide all the power needed during the hot summer. According to Entergy’s website, ...

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Cooperative Energy names Jeff Bowman as new president and next CEO

Cooperative Energy’s Board of Directors announced the selection of Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer Jeff Bowman as the company’s new President. Bowman additionally will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer in late 2019, upon the retirement of Cooperative Energy’s current President and CEO Jim Compton. Bowman, 47, will be only the fourth person to serve as CEO in ...

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