City of Longview thanks SWEPCO for its storm restoration efforts

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Longview Mayor Andy Mack, left, with SWEPCO employees at a recent city council meeting. Continue reading “City of Longview thanks SWEPCO for its storm restoration efforts”

SWEPCO offers Tropical Storm Cindy preparation and safety tips


With tropical weather threatening the South Louisiana coast, SWEPCO offers the following storm preparation and safety tips: Continue reading “SWEPCO offers Tropical Storm Cindy preparation and safety tips”

Summer energy-saving tips from SWEPCO

Use portable and ceiling fans whenever possible to help circulate air and help reduce the amount of air conditioning required.

SWEPCO customers can save money on their summer bills by following these energy tips to reduce energy usage in the home. Continue reading “Summer energy-saving tips from SWEPCO”

SWEPCO planned outage for North Bossier customers Thursday, June 8

Repair work on the Linton Road bridge continues as SWEPCO will need to de-energize power lines for the contractor to perform bridge piling work. The planned outage for area customers will begin at 8:00 a.m., Thursday, June 8, and last about 4-5 hours. SWEPCO has attempted to reach customers with a scheduled outage phone call as a reminder. Thanks for your patience during this time.


SWEPCO to host open house to announce electric transmission investment in North Texas

D line in Panhandle

Dust storms are a common occurrence in the Texas Panhandle. This is a view of a SWEPCO distribution line near Dodson.¬†The company 69,000-volt transmission line between Clarendon and Childress will be rebuilt to ensure reliability in the area. Continue reading “SWEPCO to host open house to announce electric transmission investment in North Texas”

Photo: Appreciation for Longview employees


Longview Regional Hospital hosted an appreciation lunch for SWEPCO employees and first responders Tuesday from 11am – 1pm.

The come-and-go event was much appreciated by the many SWEPCO personnel who worked to restore service to customers after two EF-1 tornadoes came through the Longview area last week.


SWEPCO Storm Update: June 2, 9:00 a.m.

Transmisson dozier leads way for D crews

A SWEPCO transmission line bulldozer paves the way for a SWEPCO track-bucket vehicle to reach customers in a difficult area south of Shreveport, La. Continue reading “SWEPCO Storm Update: June 2, 9:00 a.m.”