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Moon Lake Donates Transformers to Navajo Utility

Moon Lake Electric Association sent 20 10-kilovolt single phase transformers to the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Montezuma Creek sub-office. The transformers will help power the Light Up Navajo initiative which aims to bring power to the 14,000 people in the Navajo nation.

USDA to Award $2.7 Billion to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure

The USDA recently announced $2.7 billion in loans to help rural cooperatives and utilities expand and modernize their electric infrastructure and increase grid security.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Among Stakeholders Opposing Proposed Distribution Transformer Rules

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association is among several stakeholders opposed to new energy efficiency standards for distribution transformers. The group of stakeholders asserts the new standards would create significant costs and threaten the supply of transformers.

New Cybersecurity Solution Being Adopted by Cooperatives

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Essence 3.0 cybersecurity solution has been deployed at nearly 55 electric cooperatives and helps with tracking and mitigating cybersecurity threats.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Encourages Policymakers to Focus on Grid Reliability

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s CEO, Jim Matheson, encouraged policymakers to prioritize electric grid reliability in their energy transition policymaking during his recent address before the U.S. Energy Association’s 19th Annual State of the Energy Industry Forum.

Electric Cooperatives Discuss Top Policy Priorities for 2023

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association held a recent Question and Answer session to outline its 2023 policy goals aimed at helping pass legislation benefiting cooperatives and ensuring the new laws are implemented as intended.

Kentucky Electric Cooperatives Provide Assistance Following Floods

Electric cooperatives across Kentucky are working together to provide assistance to citizens facing widespread damage caused by flooding. The statewide association, Kentucky Electric Cooperatives, has enabled the Kentucky Rural Electric Disaster Fund to help cooperative employees, and many distribution cooperatives are collecting items to support residents in flood-ravaged...

New Senate Bill Includes Direct-Pay Incentives for Electric Cooperatives

A new Senate budget bill includes direct federal payments to electric cooperatives as incentives for developing renewable energy, carbon capture technology, battery storage, nuclear power and other energy innovations.

NRECA Broadband Provides New Support Services to Cooperatives

NRECA Broadband is launching a new service tier to provide strategic communication services, education and events, and focused business and technology support to participating electric cooperatives.

Electric Cooperatives Help Lead Team to Find Supply Chain Solutions

A group of electric cooperative leaders is participating in a collaboration among utility industry experts to develop solutions to supply chain issues. The group will meet regularly to discuss solutions to current and future supply challenges.

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