Showing all posts by Kylie Oneal

ABOUT LAST NIGHT…

Last night, on June 8, at 7:30 p.m. the power supplier dropped transmission to 16 of WCEC’s substations that power over 18,000 of WCEC’s members. AEP/SWEPCO’s high voltage transmission lines supply power from the generation plant many miles away, to WCEC’s substations. Once delivered to our substation, the power is stepped down and sent to…

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WCEC Awards $11,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of 3 independent judges recently awarded $11,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” scholarship program. Eleven 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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WCEC Board Names Teaff as new CEO and GM

The board of directors of Wood County Electric Cooperative have unanimously selected Trey Teaff to serve as the cooperative’s next General Manager and Chief Executive Officer. Teaff comes to the position with a strong cooperative and financial background, with 26 years in the industry and 23 of those working at WCEC. Teaff replaces Debbie Robinson,…

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Grace Period

In these uncertain and challenging times, we don’t want our members to worry unnecessarily. As a cooperative, we’re rooted in doing what’s best for our members and our community. Until further notice, we’re suspending disconnects for non-payment.  It’s our biggest desire to provide continuity of service, and to reduce the stress that comes with financial…

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WCEC Response Amid Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) Pandemic

In keeping with our values and policies, our priority remains the safety and care of our members, our community and our employees, as we continue to provide an essential service. To do that, and because of the critical nature of our work, we must make responsible decisions based on information as it comes in. We…

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