Jun 9, 2020
cooperatives across the South have already seen massive storm
damage across their systems, and the 2020 hurricane season is just
now getting started. When outages are too much for one co-op
to handle, neighboring co-ops from within their state and across
state lines are quick to lend a helping hand to get power back up
and running quickly and safely.
who oversees NRECA’s state and national coordination initiatives,
and Michael Kelley, safety and loss director at the Alabama Rural
Electric Association of Cooperatives, talk us through how co-op
mutual aid is coordinated and what it looks like on the ground,
even with the added challenges of a global pandemic.
is sponsored by OFS.