Mississippi coop utility using Southern States switching solutions

Southern States, a provider of switching, automation and protection solutions to utilities for over 100 years, announced that long-term customer 4-County Electric Power Association has selected and installed the Southern States‘ unitized EV-2 disconnect switch solution to reduce installation cost.

This particular installation supports integration of a customer-owned portable substation.

The 4-County Electric Power Association is a Mississippi-based electric distribution cooperative that serves more than 47,000 members across nine counties in eastern Mississippi. The co-op cited Southern States’ established record of reliable performance and the EV-2’s ease of installation – with the resulting cost-savings passed on to member customers – as key factors in its selection.

Southern States designed its unitized EV-2 disconnect switch solution to offer utilities an easy-to-install and easy-to-use product with high strength, maximum rigidity for terminal connections and maximum circuit security.

The EV-2 design enables fine-tuning of synchronous open/close operations, as well as precise contact alignment. Its three, four-hole terminal pads, located on each side of the switch, also contribute to the simple installation process for conductors.

4-County Electric Power Association is a not-for-profit electrical distribution cooperative owned by those they serve. 4-County has been providing affordable and reliable electricity to its members since 1939 as well as serving as a good neighbor and a positive force in the communities they serve.

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