Bright lights and savings ahead for Hallsville ISD

Senior Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coordinator Mike Nix, Hallsville ISD Superintendent Jeff Collum and Hallsville ISD Director of Maintenance Ben Avedikian

We were happy to present Hallsville ISD with $2,177.50 in incentives for installing LEDs and for replacing an AC condenser. The school district qualified for the monetary incentives after completing a lighting retrofit project and replacing an air conditioning condenser. Continue reading “Bright lights and savings ahead for Hallsville ISD”

Now Hiring: Customer Care Agents

Do you have a smile in your voice, a willingness to serve and a positive attitude?

Jean Simpson Personnel Services is hiring Customer Care Agents for SWEPCO. We’re looking for highly qualified candidates who have:

  • 2 or more years of customer service experience
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule in a 24/7 operation

Starting pay is $13.50/hour. Applicants must pass a drug screening and background check.

These temporary, full-time employees will have the opportunity for permanent hire as positions become available in its Shreveport Customer Solutions Center. Benefits for permanent employees include paid holidays, vacation days and sick time; comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision benefits; 401(k) and retirement plan.

Interested? Submit your resume to Jean Simpson before Wednesday January 9, 2019

Candidates selected will begin training January 28, 2019.

Or, attend the Jean Simpson Job Fair on Saturday, December 15, 2018, 9 AM – 1 PM at 1318 Shreveport Barksdale, Shreveport, LA 71105.

No ID, no way: recognize & report scams

As a member of the award-winning Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS), we are continuing our efforts to remind you of the tactics scammers use to steal money from you and to educate you on how you can guard against falling victim to impostor utility scams.

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Brighter lights, lower bills for LifeShare Blood Center

Left to right: LifeShare Blood Center President and CEO Chad Douglas, LifeShare Blood Center Director of Property and Fleet Jorge Garcia and Princ. Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coordinator Jeff Thigpen

Princ. Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coodinator Jeff Thigpen presented LifeShare Blood Center with $20,482.71 for participating in the Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program.

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That’s a wrap!

We asked, and you answered! Thanks to the more than 17,000 customers who took our Energy Efficiency Survey over the last month.

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Historic Lev Old Cemetery preserved for generations to come


Deep within Welsh Power Plant’s property, you’ll find an historic, well-kept cemetery. It’s a resting ground for those who came before us – those who lived as far back as 1855.

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Reliability improves for Grand Saline residents

Over the past year, we’ve worked with the City of Grand Saline to improve the reliability of their energy service. Infrastructure improvements for the community include a new substation and the installation of 24 new poles.