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Going Paperless Reduces Co-Op Cost and Yours!

Did you know that 85% of our members still receive paper bills? Postage and printing cost add up. Choosing to go paperless with our E-Bill option is way to help reduce cost as well as to receive your bill in timely manner. Costs associated with mailing bills are on the rise. Members joining together in…

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Prepaid Metering Notice

Our pre-paid metering texts and email alerts are only updating balance amounts every 48 hours instead of the accustomed 24 hours.  We are working with our software provider to get this reset.  In the meantime, text are still being sent daily. However, members are receiving the same balance for two days.  On the third day…

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Planned Power Outage – Wednesday, June 29, 2022

On Wednesday, June 29, there will be a planned power outage affecting about 1,500 meters east of Mineola in the Hoard region. This outage could last 3 to 5 hours and will begin around 7: 00 a.m. This outage marks the completion of the construction process of the new substation that will offer much more reliability, while accommodating future load growth….

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NEW CONSTRUCTION NOTICE 

Construction delays are happening in every industry nationwide, as well as ours. Currently, WCEC members that want new overhead services built are experiencing long wait times. After receipt of payment, all easements are secured and line locates are completed, there is about a 5 week wait for construction to begin. Underground services are taking much…

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WCEC Awards $18,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of three independent judges recently awarded $18,000 in scholarships as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” program.  Ten local high school students, residing within WCEC’s 9-county service area, will each receive a $1,500 scholarship towards a college education, and three students will receive $1,000 towards tuition for a trade/vocational…

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