Storm Update: Dec. 27, 3 p.m.

Fallen trees and downed power lines blocking a road; hazards after a natural disaster wind storm
Never touch a downed line, or go near it, no matter how harmless it looks. The line could be energized. 

SWEPCO crews are working to restore power as safely and quickly as possible to 3,300 customers who remain without power after severe storms with high winds and lightning struck the region Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Continue reading “Storm Update: Dec. 27, 3 p.m.”

Preventing holiday electrical fires ☃

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Follow a few basic tips to avoid these fire hazards during the holiday season.

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Ashdown Schools receive $63k for lighting upgrades

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Pictured left to right: Ashdown Schools Superintendent Casey Nichols, Ashdown Schools Board Member Rosa Bowman, Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coordinator Greg Perkins and Clear Energy Director of Business Development Josh Meyer

Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coordinator Greg Perkins last week presented Ashdown Schools with a $63,046.60 check for participating in the Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Program. The school district completed a large lighting retrofit project to qualify for the incentive. Continue reading “Ashdown Schools receive $63k for lighting upgrades”

Bright lights and savings ahead for Hallsville ISD

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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”

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

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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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