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2021 Annual Membership Meeting Going Online

With an ongoing rise in COVID-19 cases locally and around the state, TVEC leaders have made the difficult decision to again hold the annual membership meeting as an online-only event. The health and safety of both TVEC members, and TVEC employees who staff the event is of utmost importance, and was a chief consideration in […]

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June 25 – Smart Thermostats, Demand Response and TVEC Members

We’ve been getting calls and seeing social media posts that seem to indicate power companies are accessing and controlling thermostats. In case you are wondering, TVEC does not do that. However, the idea of “Demand Response” programs is not new, and they are used by some power companies throughout the country. Quick Facts for TVEC […]

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June 15 – ERCOT Grid Conditions Update

ERCOT has issued the following statement regarding this week’s call for energy conservation. They continue to request conservation efforts during the peak demand hours of 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. each afternoon through Friday, June 18. Reliability of grid remains strong during record demand Request to conserve energy during peak hours (3-7 p.m.) continues through […]

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June 14 – ERCOT calls for energy conservation

  Tight grid conditions expected due to high number of forced generation outages Chance of energy emergency   AUSTIN, TX, June 14, 2021 – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible today through Friday, June 18. A significant number of forced generation outages combined […]

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May 17 – Plugged In Blog

Lobbies Open June 7 Thank you for your flexibility as we have worked within CDC guidelines to do our best to minimize risk for TVEC members and vital employees. Now that vaccines are readily available and guidelines allow, we are planning to open the lobbies of all four TVEC locations starting June 7. With the […]

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May 4 – Storm-Related Estimated Meter Readings

TVEC crews and dispatchers were busy last night as severe storms crossed the northern part of our service area with high winds and a lot of lightning. The large number of outages resulted in a skipped read cycle by our AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) system. With no expected storm activity this evening, all meter readings […]

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April 22 – Plugged In Blog

Thanks to all of you members who participate in the Operation Round Up program. Your generosity was recognized by the Kaufman Chamber of Commerce with the 2020 Corporate Citizen Award. The combined giving of TVEC members has resulted in more than $2 million in grants to charitable organizations across the TVEC service area since 2013. […]

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April 13 – ERCOT calls for energy conservation

Update: 9 p.m. ERCOT has ended the call for conservation and everything is back to normal operating conditions. Thank you for participating in this conservation effort. ERCOT has called for Texas energy consumers to conserve energy as electricity demand has been close to current generation capacity this afternoon. “Alert: Due to a combination of high […]

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TVEC Member Info Systems Maintenance – 6 p.m. March 18

TVEC member account information systems, including the TVEC Member Portal and myTVEC mobile app will be unavailable from 6 p.m. until about 6:30 p.m. on March 18 the system undergoes maintenance and updates. This will affect all means of payment and account information including the automated service phone number. All systems should be up and […]

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Storm Recovery Resources

The Texas Department of Emergency Management is requesting help from Texas residents in assessing storm damage and costs related to the February winter storm. Fill out the survey here Additional TDEM resources can be found here. Storm recovery tips from the Texas Department of Insurance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has also declared an emergency […]

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