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A New $750 Million Power Station Will Supply Electricity to a Group of Five Electric Cooperatives in Louisiana

A $750 million, 700-megawatt electric generation plant is being built by Kindle Energy in Iberville Parish.  The Magnolia Power Generating Station will supply power to the 1803 Electric Cooperative, an alliance of five utility groups, and is expected to begin commercial operations in May 2025.

Louisiana Cooperatives Form Power-Buying Coalition to Create Cost Savings

Five electric cooperatives in Louisiana have joined together to form 1803 Electric Cooperative to pool their power supply needs. By collectively negotiating for power supply, the cooperatives expect to provide a 10 to 15 percent rate decrease starting in 2025.

Louisiana PSC Approves Plan for Inter-State Cooperative Power Purchases

The Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC) accepted a $1.5 billion plan for electric cooperatives to purchase power from utility companies in other states. Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative and South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association joined with Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Claiborne Electric Cooperative and Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative are to form...