How do we keep the lights on?

From initial system planning to installing the meter, here's the role engineers play as CoServ adds more than 1,000 meters a month

How do we keep the lights on?

If you live in one of the new residential developments served by CoServ, you are a big reason why we are one of the fastest-growing electric cooperatives in the country. We want to welcome you as a new CoServ Member and provide some insight into what goes on behind the scenes as we add an average of 1,300 meters to our system each month.

Working smarter, not harder

Working smarter, not harder

Have you ever wondered how they are able to find the source of the outage so quickly? Ask some of CoServ’s long-time linemen and they remember the days when they had to “ride out the line” for miles to find the cause, following maps in an old red book they kept in the truck. Today, CoServ’s entire electrical infrastructure is connected to a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system that provides updates in real time to dispatchers working at the headquarters in Corinth. Think of it as a nervous system for CoServ’s power lines and other infrastructure.

We're back! CoServ Employees are volunteering in your communities again

We're back! CoServ Employees are volunteering in your communities again

From a butterfly garden to building a ramp for a veteran, CoServ Employees are excited to volunteer in the community again. 

Phone scam: How to bust the scammers and see through their deception

Phone scam: How to bust the scammers and see through their deception

Chances are, scammers don’t know what your real balance due is – they’re quoting a fake amount – but you can look up your real balance easily through SmartHub.

Cybersecurity: Under lock and key

Cybersecurity: Under lock and key

Cybersecurity plays a critical role in all businesses today but that responsibility is even greater for critical infrastructure like an electric or natural gas utility. CoServ doesn’t just guard personal information for our Electric Members and Gas Customers, we safeguard the electric grid and natural gas system from cybercriminals.

CoServ keeps trees trimmed to improve reliability

CoServ keeps trees trimmed to improve reliability

“That’s what my job is all about, preventing outages. Trees do cause power outages plus they hide a lot of other things that cause power outages,” CoServ's Vegetation Management Coordinator Morgan Herd said. “You can’t see the insulators at the top and sometimes you can’t even see the wire." 

CoServ mourns linemen Crew Supervisor Brandon Sandmann

CoServ mourns linemen Crew Supervisor Brandon Sandmann

With a heavy heart, we share the news about the passing of Brandon Sandmann, a beloved CoServ Employee. He passed away Wednesday.

CoServ crews are heading home from Louisiana

CoServ crews are heading home from Louisiana

CoServ's linemen crews are coming home from Louisiana Tuesday evening after spending several days restoring power in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. 

Update: CoServ relief crews arrive to help with Hurricane Ida cleanup

Update: CoServ relief crews arrive to help with Hurricane Ida cleanup

The Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative in Louisiana has specifically asked that CoServ linemen assist with the power restoration work that remains to be done in their service area in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. 

Update: CoServ sending more linemen to Louisiana to restore power after Ida

Update: CoServ sending more linemen to Louisiana to restore power after Ida

To continue supporting our co-op family, CoServ is sending another convoy of linemen, bucket trucks and other equipment to Louisiana to provide additional relief and assistance to WSTEC. They will depart Friday from CoServ headquarters.

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