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Oregon Electric Cooperative to Receive Federal Grant to Help Prevent Wildfires

Douglas Electric Cooperative in Oregon has been awarded a $9.1 million grant by the U.S. Forest Service to assist in the removal of trees at risk of falling on power lines and sparking wildfires that threaten homes and businesses.

TEC Partners to Provide UAS Inspection Services

Texas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (TEC) and Exelon Clearsight, LLC announced they have formed a partnership to bring advanced UAS (drone), robot, and software-enabled inspections to utilities in Texas. This announcement comes less than a year after the Texas Legislature imposed new requirements on electric utilities to inspect overhead lines to ensure compliance with the National...

Coastal Electric Earns OSHA SHARP Certification

Coastal Electric Cooperative has become the first coop in Georgia, and the second coop nationally, to earn the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).