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Members asked to confirm power outages

As power restoration efforts narrow to specific areas, members are encouraged to call TCEC to confirm they are still without power. This is because we have found some isolated outages after a line is repaired. The number of meters without power is about 400 this morning.

Crews are currently working in the following areas: 

More members have power following weekend efforts

Weekend restoration was very productive.  About 750 meters remain without power this morning.

Mutual aid and contractor crews including TCEC crews continue restoration efforts today. The number of poles down and damaged structures is up to about 2,500.

Intermittent outages will continue as repairs are done on the system to safely restore power to other areas. Our member support is appreciated beyond words.

TCEC restores power to more members

Friday was a very productive day. Weather is drying out the roads and aerial damage assessment was completed. About 1,200 meters remain without power this morning.

Mutual aid and contractor crews including TCEC crews continue restoration efforts today. The number of poles down and damaged structures is up to about 2,400.

Intermittent outages will continue as repairs are done on the system to safely restore power to other areas. Mutual aid and contractor crews are impressed with the TCEC members’ kindness and support. TCEC is grateful for the members’ continued support.

TCEC downed pole numbers rise

Great progress was made on Thursday restoring power to approximately 200 residential meters. TCEC will continue to do aerial damage assessment to areas still unreachable due to very wet and muddy conditions.

Thirty-one mutual aid and contractor crews including TCEC crews continue restoration efforts despite weather. The number of poles down and damaged structures rose about 1,900.

Intermittent outages will continue as repairs are done on the system to safely restore power to other areas. The TCEC member support is sincerely appreciated.

TCEC outage count continues to drop

Wednesday’s power restoration efforts reduced the outages to below 2,300 from the highest of 17,000. TCEC will continue to do aerial damage assessment weather permitting to areas unreachable due to the Tuesday evening rains.

Thirty-one mutual aid and contractor crews including TCEC crews continue restoration efforts despite weather. The number of verified destroyed and damaged poles has risen to 1,200.

TCEC gains on storm repairs

Tuesday was a very productive day. Power restoration efforts reduced the outages to 2,700 from the highest of 17,000.

Twenty mutual aid and contractor crews in addition to TCEC crews continue restoration efforts despite weather. The number of destroyed and damaged poles has climbed to over 1,000.

Intermittent outages will continue as repairs are done on the system to safely restore power to other areas. Member support and kind words have been appreciated as restoration continues.

For Sale in Beaver: 16 East 4th Street

TCEC is accepting offers for its property consisting of an office building that is 864 sq. ft. and a 16x24 storage shed at 16 East 4th Street in Beaver. Asking $25,000. Property is available now. To schedule a showing or ask questions, call 580-652-2418 ext.112 to speak with Chris Purdy. TCEC reserves the right to refuse any and/or all offers.

Storm repairs continue

Monday was a very busy day. Mutual aid and additional contractor crews arrived and hit the ground running. Monday’s primary focus was damage assessment and addressing the already known transmission and primary feeder issues.  

Spring Snowstorm Hits TCEC Members Hard With Outages

TCEC is experiencing another devastating spring blizzard. We began having outages on Saturday, April 29, in the western side of our service territory. As the storm intensified into a blizzard on Sunday the entire service territory began having outages.

The outage count peaked somewhere close to 18,000 meters off during mid-morning on Sunday. As of Sunday night at 10 p.m., TCEC employees had reduced that number to somewhere between 10,000-11,000 affected meters.

TCEC Electrical Safety Month Poster Contest Winning Entries

May is National Electrical Safety Month, which TCEC commemorates with a contest for schoolchildren. This year’s poster contest theme was pad-mounted transformer safety. The contest is held in April so the winners can be announced in May. Schools with third through sixth grades were provided with 11x17 cardstock for students to submit their poster design to TCEC.  Winners in each grade will be awarded a $25 gift card for first place and a $10 gift card for second place.

The 2017 winners are:

3rd Grade 1st place: Julius Villarreal, Academy School

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