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  • Hurricane Katrina and Co-ops: 10 Years On

    8/25/2015
    Electric Co-op Today

    While much of the nation’s attention was understandably directed at the tragedy in New Orleans, electric cooperatives, their members and their employees were among those hit hard by the Category 3 hurricane with 125 mph winds and storm surges that topped 25 feet.
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  • Weekly fuel price watch

    8/21/2015
    Electric Co-op Today

    Here is the weekly update for key fuel prices that affect electric cooperatives.
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  • Australia shifts investment from wind projects to other renewable sources

    8/20/2015
    U.S. Energy Information Administration

    Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) last month was directed to stop investing in future wind power projects. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott stated that CEFC should be investing in the development of new technologies rather than in technologies that are currently established, such as large-scale wind farms.
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  • Texas electric grid serves record-high power demand

    8/17/2015
    U.S. Energy Information Administration

    During the recent heat wave in Texas, ERCOT, the operator of the electric grid covering most of the state, set a new record for electricity use when demand for electricity reached 69.8 gigawatts (GW) between 4 and 5 p.m. on August 10.
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