Brighter lights, lower bills for LifeShare Blood Center

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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

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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.

$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”

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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