WCEC Power Restoration Efforts for June 28 Storm

A powerful thunderstorm with extreme winds caused extensive damage to Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) distribution systems, as well as to one of our transmission providers’ transmission lines. Outages began in the Mount Vernon region around 7:30 p.m. and rapidly moved south with the storm. They affected the entire service territory, and at peak there…

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Area Students Enjoy Lessons in Leadership

Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) sponsored ten youth delegates for the 2011 East Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar (ETREYS) held at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, TX, June 27- July 1. The youth delegates joined approximately 120 other participants, each sponsored by one of nine East Texas electric cooperatives, to participate in the ETREYS…

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Johnson Will Represent WCEC in Washington, D.C.

Cloyee’ Glen Johnson, age 16, and a Sophomore at All Saints Episcopal School in Tyler, TX has taken first place in Wood County Electric Cooperative’s essay contest. As the contest winner, she will represent WCEC at the Government in Action Youth Tour in Washington, D. C., in June. Johnson was chosen based on her essay…

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