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

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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”

SWEPCO announces transmission investment in SW Shreveport area

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) plans to make a variety of improvements in the Summer Grove area of Shreveport. Continue reading “SWEPCO announces transmission investment in SW Shreveport area”

SWEPCO announces transmission investment in Hallsville/Longview area

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Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) plans to rebuild about seven miles of existing transmission line in the Hallsville and Longview areas. Continue reading “SWEPCO announces transmission investment in Hallsville/Longview area”

SWEPCO announces Electric Transmission Investment in Caddo Parish

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) plans to rebuild about 16 miles of existing 138,000-volts transmission line in the North Shreveport and Longwood areas. Continue reading “SWEPCO announces Electric Transmission Investment in Caddo Parish”

SWEPCO announces Powering Up Northeast Texas program with open house events

hughes springs t line open house in legacy centerSouthwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is investing approximately $130 million through 2019 in Powering Up Northeast Texas, an initiative to replace and upgrade aging infrastructure. Continue reading “SWEPCO announces Powering Up Northeast Texas program with open house events”

SWEPCO hosts open house for transmission line project rebuild in Henderson

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Chris Martel, right, SWEPCO tranimission right-of-way agent, Shreveport, visits with customers at the Open House.

SWEPCO plans to rebuild about six miles of existing 69,000-volts transmission line in Henderson, Tx. Continue reading “SWEPCO hosts open house for transmission line project rebuild in Henderson”

Powering Up Shreveport-Bossier City

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The majority of these projects include replacing old, wooden poles with steel, single-pole structures as seen in this photo.

Transmission facilities are the backbone of the electric grid. They carry electricity from power plants to the local distribution lines that serve your neighborhood. Strengthening these facilities will make the electric system more reliable, both in day-to-day operations and in the face of severe weather.

That’s why SWEPCO is investing more than $46 million to upgrade the transmission system serving the Shreveport-Bossier City area. Continue reading “Powering Up Shreveport-Bossier City”