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WCEC Awards $20,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of 3 independent judges recently awarded $20,000 in scholarships as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” program. Ten local high school students, who reside within WCEC’s 9-county service area, will each receive a $2,000 scholarship towards their continuing education.   The WCEC scholarship program is funded entirely by unclaimed capital…

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High Bills?? Here’s Why!

Wow! The month of January saw the second highest kWh usage for any month since 1996.  One for the record books, WCEC residential users consumed 70 million kWh.  That’s the highest Winter month kWh usage in recent history!  Only February 2011 at 69 million, comes close. What drove that? The extremely cold weather.  Usage is…

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WCEC Presents $1,450 Check to Quitman Anchor Club

Quitman – February 6, 2018 Today a representative Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC), Paige Eaton, Director of Communications, presented a check in the amount of $1,450 to the Quitman Anchor Club during their monthly meeting. This check was made possible through one of WCEC’s software vendors, SEDC. SEDC held its fourth annual video contest…

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WCEC Awards $6,000 to Non-Traditional Adult Learners

Wood County Electric Cooperative (WCEC) is pleased to announce the 3 scholarship winners in the Power Upward Scholarship contest. This program is for non-traditional adult learners pursuing post-secondary education. Each winner applied with an essay describing their decision to continue their field of study and future goals. The winners, selected by an independent judge, are:…

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Important SmartPower Kiosks Update & Holiday Drive-Thru Schedule

November 29, 2017 Since TIO/PayPal rendered the SmartPower Kiosks unusable, WCEC has instituted extended hours at the drive-thru in Quitman to help pre-pay members with revaluing options.  Going into the holiday season, this schedule will be modified.  The December calendar for both the mobile unit and the drive-thru are posted below. And here are a…

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