WCEC Awards $15,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of 3 independent judges recently awarded $15,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” scholarship program.  Fifteen high school students residing within WCEC’s 9-county service area will each receive a $1,000 scholarship for continuing education. This program is funded by unclaimed capital…

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$45,000 IN GRANTS POURED INTO FOUR LOCAL NON-PROFITS

The board of directors of the Wood County Electric Charitable Foundation recently awarded $45,000 to 4 organizations that serve the citizens of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s 9-county service territory. The total amount given to local groups since the first donation in 2017 has now reached $403,707. The WCECF is funded by WCEC members through Operation…

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BIG STORM LESSONS

Don’t Remain The Dark We’ll all be talking about the 2020 winter storm for years to come. But while it’s fresh, we’d like your attention. During the height of it, our members were desperate for information. You wanted to know if we’d be impacted by rolling outages. You wanted to know how long they would…

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WCEC Is Adjusting the Power Cost Recover Factor 

Effective, April 1, 2021, WCEC is adjusting the Power Cost Recover Factor (PCRF) from .02 to .035. This is a necessary adjustment and was budgeted at the beginning of the year and planned for an April 1 effective date.    This means all usage billed after that date will be calculated using the new rate. How it Works  WCEC members have fixed rates. A base power…

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WE’VE UPDATED OUR OUTAGE TEXTING SYSTEM

There’s Now Just One Number to Call or Text We’ve changed the telephone number for Outage Texting at WCEC from 857-00 to 866-415-2951. Please note, the old number, 857-00, will no longer work. Save 866-415-2951 in your contacts to use to report outages in the future. When you use this option, there’s no waiting or…

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