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11 Aug 2022

Who is Mr. Diggs?

Although he has been the mascot of CoServ Gas for nearly a decade, surprisingly little has been known about Mr. Diggs until recently. In this sitdown interview, I sought to learn what makes the hardworking armadillo tick.

27 Jul 2022

Century-old church is the longest continuous CoServ Member

As CoServ celebrates its 85th anniversary, we want to recognize the Era Church of Christ for joining the fledgling co-op before we even had a single utility pole in the ground – the first power lines were energized the next year in February 1938.

27 Jul 2022

Call 811 to avoid hitting buried utilities

August 11 is National Safe Digging Day, or 8-11, the perfect time to remind the public about the importance of having utilities marked before digging. It’s not just a recommendation – it’s required by Texas law.

27 Jul 2022

CoServ sends seven juniors on Youth Leadership Tour

The 10-day trip was educational, inspirational and will help students stand out when applying for colleges, scholarships and jobs. The Youth Leadership Tour has been an electric cooperative tradition for more than 50 years, giving young adults a better appreciation of state and federal governments.

27 Jul 2022

CoServ surprises seniors with scholarships

Your senior could win a $5,000 scholarship this school year!

26 Jul 2022

CoServ responds to AC emergency amid 100-degree temperatures

“CoServ has been an invaluable partner for so many years,” said Brian White, Development Director at Frisco Family Services. “CoServ is so committed to the community and helping us provide assistance to those in crisis.”

12 Jul 2022

What to expect on your July bill

North Texas had 23 days where the high temperatures were above normal in the month of June, including nine days above 100 degrees.

28 Jun 2022

CoServ's electric system never stops growing

Rapid residential and commercial growth kept CoServ busy this spring as crews built new circuits, upgraded power lines and added redundancy to existing feeders in preparation for the summer heat. 

28 Jun 2022

How to wrangle in high energy bills this summer with SmartHub

For Members who want to track their electricity usage this summer, CoServ makes it easy with the various tools inside the CoServ App and SmartHub.

28 Jun 2022

Change is not only possible but within reach

Grace To Change not only helps individuals who are struggling with addiction but the greater community as well. The effects of one person’s substance abuse are felt by entire families and can be expensive to the community. With the guidance of a program like Grace To Change, individuals are less likely to have repeat offenses or relapses.

21 Jun 2022

CoServ awards Roman Juarez scholarship to Sanger graduate

CoServ Vice President of Field Operations Shea Hassell presented Sanger High School senior Gabrianna Giddens with the scholarship just before graduation last month. The funds will help Gabrianna as she studies at Texas State University in San Marcos this fall.

21 Jun 2022

What is an Appreciation Event?

CoServ has decided to hit the road and bring the party to you to show our members and customers how much we appreciate them. Through a new series of annual Appreciation Events, the CoServ Corral will journey throughout our service territories to participate in existing community events, supporting the communities themselves and interacting with them.

9 Jun 2022

What to expect on your June bill

Overall, the average high temperature for May was 88.8 degrees, 9.3 degrees higher than the same month in 2021. Air condition use spiked by 43 percent based on the cooling degree days, a metric that calculates how high temperatures get over 65 degrees and for how long.

6 Jun 2022

CoServ Annual Meeting results: Members elect Board of Directors to four-year terms

Board Members are democratically elected and – like you – are CoServ Members who live and work in the same communities you do. They oversee the operations of the co-op and work collectively to represent the interest of fellow Members.

26 May 2022

CoServ's system operators make fast-paced decisions for safety and reliability

Anytime CoServ electric linemen work on a high-voltage line, they gear up with proper PPE (personal protective equipment), including insulated gloves and sleeves. But most importantly, the job requires precise coordination with someone who can see the bigger picture, like which way the power is flowing, how it can be rerouted to restore power to as many people as possible, which lines are energized, and which are not. 

At CoServ, this job belongs to the System Operators in the dispatch center at the headquarters in Corinth.

26 May 2022

CoServ helps power education

The Energy Education Team visited nearly 100 schools last school year across CoServ’s service territory, presenting in front of thousands of children. The children built electric circuits, played POWERrace® and watched arcing demonstrations with high-voltage electricity.

26 May 2022

Step back in time with alpacas at the TX-Ture Farm in Aubrey

From the honey to the soap to the scarfs made from alpaca fiber, the TX-Ture Farm prides itself on being all-natural. As the name implies, this farm is about feeling, smelling, tasting, and seeing. 

12 May 2022

What's causing high bills, the PCRF explained and how CoServ is different

This year, as summer energy prices and consumer inflation soar, all Texans should expect to pay more per kilowatt-hour for electricity this summer.

12 May 2022

Tips and technology to save Members money this summer

CoServ employs the latest technology to empower our Members to take control of their energy usage. By utilizing their online account through SmartHub or the CoServ App, Members can track electricity consumption, compare it to past billing periods, analyze usage on a particular day of the week and break it down into 15-minute increments.

5 May 2022

What to expect on your May electric bill

Average April temperatures were about 5 degrees warmer than the same month last year, including two days where highs reached 90 degrees or higher.  

27 Apr 2022

CoServ's cooperative advantage shines through this energy crisis

We know CoServ Members are taking a closer look at their electric bills as they’ve noticed their costs going up in recent months. This may cause some Members to wonder if they would be better off in Texas’ deregulated electricity market where consumers choose their electric provider. The simple answer is, no.

27 Apr 2022

First Refuge plants community garden in Sanger

The fight against food insecurity has never been more important as First Refuge feeds an estimated 500 families a week at nine different locations.

21 Apr 2022

CCF grant helps more people stay in the saddle at Victory Therapeutic in Roanoke

Victory Therapeutic is an equestrian therapy center in Roanoke that works with riders of all ages and physical disabilities. Over the last two years, its weekly ridership has increased by 267 percent. With a mission to care for the physical, mental, and emotional needs of children, veterans, first responders, and their families, Victory applied for a grant from the CoServ Charitable Foundation, helping fund scholarships for 10 families. 

20 Apr 2022

What to expect on your April bill

Temperatures remained relatively mild for most of March in North Texas, giving CoServ Members’ air conditioners and heaters a reprieve.

18 Apr 2022

Strong public turnout helps CoServ blood drive collect enough donations to save up to 174 lives

CoServ's fifth blood drive was another success, but CoServ Employees weren't alone in their efforts. The co-op and Lake Cities Chamber blood drive saw its strongest public turnout to date.

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