$10,000 in funding for wetland study presented to Little River County Intermodal Authority

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Pictured left to right: Ashdown, Ark. Mayor James Sutton; County Judge Mike Cranford; Secretary of the Intermodal Authority Board Tyler Davis; SWEPCO External Affairs Manager Jennifer Harland; Economic Development Director Vicki Williamson; President of the Intermodal Authority Board Darrell Coker; Chancellor UA Cossatot,  Steve Cole, Ph.D., and SWEPCO Economic & Business Development Manager Eric Basinger

SWEPCO presented Little River County Intermodal Authority with funding to complete a wetland study before they begin construction on a facility. Continue reading “$10,000 in funding for wetland study presented to Little River County Intermodal Authority”

Turn Tricks Into Treats By Spooking Energy Vampires

Lurking inside your home are monsters! You can’t see them. They won’t harm you. But, they will haunt your SWEPCO bill.  Continue reading “Turn Tricks Into Treats By Spooking Energy Vampires”

1,000+ SW Arkansas students attend inaugural Explore Success

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Doug Cole, energy production supervisor, explains to students how electricity is made at SWEPCO’s Turk Power Plant 

In partnership with Southwest Arkansas Education Cooperative (SWAEC), the Southwest Arkansas Development Alliance (SADA) hosted Explore Success, a youth manufacturing conference for area 8th and 11th graders.

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Pine Tree ISD receives over $100k from SWEPCO for energy-saving upgrades

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Left to right: Pine Tree ISD Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Planning Tony Hollins, School Board Members Secretary Jim Cerrato; Dr. Melanie Roudkovski; Superintendent Steve Clugston; Vice President Anthony Tanner; Dr. Kerri Daugbjerg; Adam Graves, SWEPCO’s Mike Nix and George LePoris of CLEAResult. Photo by Chelsea Franklin

SWEPCO on Monday awarded Pine Tree ISD School Board with $110,392.25 in incentives for two energy-saving projects made within the district.

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City of Bossier receives $35k in incentives from SWEPCO for energy efficiency upgrades at Civic Center

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Pictured left to right: Bossier Civic Center Superintendent of Building Maintenance Louie Thompson, SWEPCO’s Principal Energy Efficiency and Consumer Program Coordinator Jeff Thigpen, SWEPCO’s External Affairs Manager Michael Corbin, Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker and Bossier Civic Center Executive Director Kathy Davis 

The Bossier Civic Center, located at 620 Benton Road, now features high-efficiency light-emitting diode (LED) lights both inside and outside the facility.

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Gillham Volunteer Fire Department receives decommissioned SWEPCO bucket truck

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DSS Jimmy Bristow, CSAR Principle Paul Knowles, Gillham Fire Dept. Chief Marc Rosson, Gillham City Council Member Jayne Cole, Gillham Assistant Fire Chief & City Council Member Karen Russell and External Affairs Manager Jennifer Harland

When Gillham Volunteer Fire Department Chief Marc Rosson had a need, he went to SWEPCO.com to find an answer.

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SWEPCO crews heading to Georgia in preparation for Hurricane Michael

Ninety employees of Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an AEP company, are heading to Georgia in preparation for Hurricane Michael. Georgia Power asked for assistance from SWEPCO crews after the hurricane makes landfall.

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