$25,000 Donated to Lamar County Education Foundation By Cooperative Energy, Origis Energy

2018-12-17T12:08:56-08:00November 2nd, 2017|MS Solar 3 Philanthropic Initiative, Press Releases|

The Foundation Fulfills Teacher Requests to Enhance Student Educational Experience HATTIESBURG, Miss. (October 30, 2017) – Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy today made a joint donation of $25,000 to the Lamar County Education Foundation. The donation will support students throughout the Lamar County school district in Mississippi. “This donation is our way of saying thank [...]

First Panels Installed at Cooperative Energy Solar Facility in Mississippi

2018-12-17T12:08:56-08:00September 25th, 2017|Press Releases|

HATTIESBURG, MS – Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy USA today announced the installation of the first solar power panels at the 540-acre solar site located near Sumrall in Lamar County. Construction began in April on the 52 MW solar energy facility, which will provide clean energy to the generation and transmission cooperative’s 423,000 members across [...]

Officials Hold Dedication for Lamar County Solar Energy Facility

2018-12-17T12:08:58-08:00July 7th, 2017|News|

For article see: Hattiesburg American HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Friday marked the dedication of the largest solar facility in Mississippi, as officials from around the state gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the new 52-megawatt Lamar County Solar Energy Facility near Sumrall. "This is a great day for us, and it's a great day [...]

Hattiesburg Shines with Massive New Solar Farms and Jobs Growth

2018-12-17T12:08:59-08:00December 13th, 2016|News|

For full article, see: Hattiesburg Business Today The greater Hattiesburg area is quickly becoming a solar hub of the state and region with two, $100-million solar farms covering 1,000 acres current under construction that are expected to come online producing 100 megawatts of electricity by the summer of 2017, said Chad E. Newell, president of [...]