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Cooperative Energy dedicates engine power plant in Benndale

Cooperative Energy today dedicated a new gas-fired engine power plant at its Benndale Station, marking the first electric utility globally to own and place Wärtsilä 31SG engines into commercial operation. The 22.7 MW plant, located in rural George County, features two gas-fired, energy efficient 20-cyclinder units. The engine power plant  will provide valuable grid support for renewable integration for the Cooperative ...

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SBA disaster assistance available due to rain, flooding

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Mississippi as a result of excessive rain and flooding beginning Jan. 1, 2013. The disaster declaration is effect for Clarke, George, ...

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Graham awarded contract

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College president Mary S. Graham, Ph.D., received a four-year contract from the MGCCC Board of Trustees at the February board meeting. Graham began her term as president July 1, 2011, after serving as vice president of the Perkinston Campus and George County Center for 13 years. She has a total of 25 years of service at ...

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Trustees name officers

The 2012 officers for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees have been named. The board officers elected to serve are: David Ford, chairperson, Harrison County; Susan Hunt, first vice chair, Harrison County; Pat Descher, second vice chair, Jackson County; Wilburn Bolen, secretary, George County; and Brenton Alexander, treasurer, Stone County. Ford is the retired director of marketing ...

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