Survivor says joyful outlook helped her through difficult journey
The day Cassundra Mayo discovered a lump in her left breast; it did not even cross her mind that it could be cancer.
“I was lying across my bed talking to my sister on the phone and said ‘Oh, there’s a little knot right there. Hmm, better get that checked out,’” said Mayo, who works in meter services at Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) in Shreveport.Continue reading “‘Breast cancer didn’t break my spirit’”
SWEPCO recently presented Texarkana Aluminum with a $94,987.74 incentive check for an energy efficient lighting project at its aluminum mill in Texarkana, Texas.
The mill now boasts more LEDs (light-emitting diodes) with the goal eventually to have all LED lighting. LEDs have longer lifespans and lower maintenance costs compared to the mill’s previous and existing metal halide and T5 fluorescent lighting.Continue reading “Texarkana Aluminum receives nearly $100k in SWEPCO incentives for Lighting Upgrades”
The summer of 2014 was an eye-opening one for Tony Rash.
That June, the Longview resident began to feel off. His appetite was gone, and when he did eat, it only took a couple bites for him to feel full.
He knew something was not right but kept finding excuses for his unusual symptoms.
”It was so easy for me when I first started to say ‘Oh, it’s hot. I’m not eating as much because it’s hot weather,’” Rash said. “So many times we put off what we know are real problems.”Continue reading “Cancer survivor: Listen to that voice in your head saying something is wrong”
SWEPCO is busy in East Texas.
Crews are storm hardening the power grid to better withstand harsh weather. They’re also trimming more trees away from power lines after more than 70 inches of rainfall between last September and June spurred vegetation growth.
Watch as Distribution System Inspector Sr. Philip Johnson details these and other ongoing projects in East Texas.
Hybrid water heaters have heat pump technology to transfer heat from the surrounding air to the water in its tank. This process uses less energy than generating heat, saving you money! Learn more about the benefits of hybrid water heaters and other efficient appliances at SWEPCO.com/Appliances.
Did you know heat pumps are the most efficient heating and cooling systems available today?Continue reading “Heat Pumps 101”
As temperatures climb this week in the Ark-La-Tex, so will energy use. In addition to encouraging you and your family to stay hydrated, we also want to share with you some tips on how you can conserve energy and keep your electric bill in check.Continue reading “No-cost, low-cost tips to save energy (and money)”
SWEPCO is planning to put more wind energy to work for customers.
In a proposal recently filed with utility regulators, SWEPCO is asking for approval to add 810 megawatts (MW) of wind energy by 2022. This proposal supports SWEPCO’s long-term plan of significantly increasing its use of more environmentally friendly energy sources such as wind and solar.Continue reading “SWEPCO seeking more clean energy”