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Utility cooperative

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A utility cooperative is a type of cooperative that is tasked with the delivery of a public utility such as electricity, water or telecommunications to its members. [1]

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A&N Electric Cooperative

A&N Electric Cooperative (ANEC) is a utility cooperative that distributes electricity to Accomack and Northampton counties in the state of Virginia along with Smith Island in Maryland.

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Accomack County, Virginia

Accomack County is a United States county located in the eastern edge of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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In telecommunications, broadband is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types.

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Cable television

Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.

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Coaxial cable

Cross-sectional view of a coaxial cable Coaxial cable, or coax (pronounced), is a type of electrical cable that has an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, surrounded by a tubular conducting shield.

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Community wind energy

Community wind projects are locally owned by farmers, investors, businesses, schools, utilities, or other public or private entities who utilize wind energy to support and reduce energy costs to the local community.

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Competitive local exchange carrier

A competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), in the United States and Canada, is a telecommunications provider company (sometimes called a "carrier") competing with other, already established carriers (generally the incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC)).

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Consumers' co-operative

Consumers' co-operatives are enterprises owned by consumers and managed democratically which aim at fulfilling the needs and aspirations of their members.

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A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op, or coop) is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise".

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Cooperative federation

A co-operative federation or secondary co-operative is a co-operative in which all members are, in turn, co-operatives.

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In sales, commerce and economics, a customer (sometimes known as a client, buyer, or purchaser) is the recipient of a good, service, product or an idea - obtained from a seller, vendor, or supplier via a financial transaction or exchange for money or some other valuable consideration.

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Department of Energy (Philippines)

The Philippines' Department of Energy (Kagawaran ng Enerhiya, abbreviated as DOE) is the executive department of the Philippine Government responsible for preparing, integrating, manipulating, organizing, coordinating, supervising and controlling all plans, programs, projects and activities of the Government relative to energy exploration, development, utilization, distribution and conservation.

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Digital subscriber line

Digital subscriber line (DSL; originally digital subscriber loop) is a family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.

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A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits.

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Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.

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Garza County, Texas

Garza County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Incumbent local exchange carrier

An incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) is a local telephone company which held the regional monopoly on landline service before the market was opened to competitive local exchange carriers, or the corporate successor of such a firm.

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Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.

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In general, to invest is to allocate money (or sometimes another resource, such as time) in the expectation of some benefit in the future – for example, investment in durable goods, in real estate by the service industry, in factories for manufacturing, in product development, and in research and development.

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List of utility cooperatives

This is a list of utility cooperatives.

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Lupinus texensis

Lupinus texensis, the Texas bluebonnet or Texas lupine is a species of lupine endemic to Texas.

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Lynn County, Texas

Lynn County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Midcounties Co-operative

The Midcounties Co-operative is the largest independent consumer co-operative in the United Kingdom.

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Mobile telephony

Mobile telephony is the provision of telephone services to phones which may move around freely rather than stay fixed in one location.

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Municipal utility district

A municipal utility district is a special-purpose district or other jurisdiction that provides services (such as electricity, natural gas, sewage treatment, waste collection/management, wholesale telecommunications, water) to district residents.

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National Electrification Administration

The National Electrification Administration (Pambansang Pangasiwaan ng Elektrisidad abbreviated as NEA), is a Philippine Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation (GOCC) attached to the Department of Energy tasked in the full implementation of the Rural Electrification program (REP) of the Philippine government and reinforce the technical capability and financial viability of the 121 rural Electric Cooperatives (ECs).

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National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is the organization that represents the interests of over 900 electric cooperatives in the United States, to various legislatures.

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New Deal

The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States 1933-36, in response to the Great Depression.

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Northampton County, Virginia

Northampton County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Optical fiber

An optical fiber or optical fibre is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.

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Profit (accounting)

Profit, in accounting, is an income distributed to the owner in a profitable market production process (business).

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Public utility

A public utility (usually just utility) is an organization that maintains the infrastructure for a public service (often also providing a service using that infrastructure).

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Public utility district

In the United States, a public utility district (PUD) is a special-purpose district or other governmental jurisdiction that provides public utilities (such as electricity, natural gas, sewage treatment, waste collection/management, wholesale telecommunications, water, fire protection) to the residents of that district.

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Rochdale Principles

The Rochdale Principles are a set of ideals for the operation of cooperatives.

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Rural area

In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.

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Rural areas in the United States

Approximately 97% of United States' land area belongs to rural counties, and 60 million people (roughly 19.3% of the population) reside in these areas.

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Rural Utilities Service

The United States Rural Utilities Service (RUS) administers programs that provide infrastructure or infrastructure improvements to rural communities.

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Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.

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A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly.

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Telephone exchange

A telephone exchange is a telecommunications system used in the public switched telephone network or in large enterprises.

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Terry County, Texas

Terry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.

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The Co-operative Energy

The Co-operative Energy is a British energy supply company based in Warwick that began trading in 2010.

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The Phone Co-op

The Phone Co-op is a consumer co-operative in the United Kingdom, which provides landline, mobile telephone and Internet services, including web hosting and broadband.

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Touchstone Energy

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives (Touchstone) is a cooperative federation composed of more than 730 local, consumer-owned utility cooperatives in 46 of the 50 United States.

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.

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