SWEPCO Issues Request for Proposals for Purchase of Wind Energy Assets

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SWEPCO today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase of wind energy assets as the company seeks to add more renewable energy to its diverse resource mix. Continue reading “SWEPCO Issues Request for Proposals for Purchase of Wind Energy Assets”

Five Ways to Save Energy This Summer

Do you want to stay cool and save energy? Here are five easy ways to reduce your electric bill during the hottest time of the year.

1. Keep direct sunlight out of your home as much as possible. Close curtains, shades and blinds. Continue reading “Five Ways to Save Energy This Summer”

SWEPCO names Lynn Ferry-Nelson Manager, External Affairs, Longview

Lynn Ferry-Nelson has been named Manager, External Affairs in Longview for SWEPCO, and will be responsible for community relations activities in East Texas. Continue reading “SWEPCO names Lynn Ferry-Nelson Manager, External Affairs, Longview”

YETI® Cooler, Anyone?

Register for SWEPCO Alerts for your chance to make this Roadie 20 cooler yours! Simply sign up to receive personalized outage updates and billing alerts. Continue reading “YETI® Cooler, Anyone?”

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”

Helicopters working on SWEPCO Transmission Lines near Texarkana

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We have construction crews at work in Bowie County (near New Boston and Texarkana, Texas) to build a new 345,000 volt transmission line between Texarkana and Valliant, OK. Continue reading “Helicopters working on SWEPCO Transmission Lines near Texarkana”