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PCRF Adjustments Planned for Upcoming Months

The primary driver for wholesale electricity prices in Texas is the natural gas market. There are many factors affecting gas prices, from global conflicts and politics to demand and export capacity. As of May, natural gas prices were up 180% and the statewide average for electricity was up 43% year over year. Amid this historic […]

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Area High Schoolers Win Youth Tour Trip

Three area high school students will be headed to Washington D.C. this summer after winning spots to the Government-in-Action Youth Tour. The trip, sponsored by Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative, includes nine days of educational opportunities, meetings with legislators, museum and government tours and events with more than 1,500 other students from around the country. Winners […]

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February 23 – Ice Accumulation Possible With Coming Winter Weather

February 23 – TVEC crews and staff are again preparing for the possibility of ice accumulation as the forecast for winter weather coming the next two days has worsened. As with the storm three weeks ago, any significant icing can result in downed limbs and power lines, while difficult and dangerous driving conditions can lead […]

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February 3 – Icy Precipitation Impacts TVEC Service Area

Feb. 3 3 p.m. Update • TVEC Lineworkers, contract line crews and tree trimming crews are working to wrap up power restoration to some members who remain without power in the area with the most damage from falling trees this morning in northern Kaufman County. • ERCOT expects higher demand than originally thought overnight tonight, […]

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February 2 – Significant Winter Storm Impacts Expected

• Forecasted Ice Accumulation Increased Overnight in much of the TVEC service area. • ERCOT continues to predict sufficient generation to meet demand. • Significant and potentially lengthy outages are expected if icing occurs as predicted. • TVEC urges members to be prepared for extended restoration times as crews work in challenging conditions to restore […]

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January 31 – TVEC Prepares for Winter Storm

Update: February 1 – Forecasts continue to call for some ice accumulation in the TVEC service territory Wednesday night into Thursday, and sustained below-freezing temperatures and dangerous wind-chill temperatures. Original Post: • Very cold weather and potential accumulation of ice could lead to power outages and high electric demand starting Wednesday. • ERCOT is expecting […]

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January 28 – Member Portal Update Coming

The TVEC Member Portal is your hub for managing your electrical account, but it is looking a little bit dated. That ends on Monday, January 31 with the launch of a new and improved version! Key Features Include: • Refreshed look with enhanced mobile functionality • Streamlined payment process and new Quick Pay function • […]

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January 24 – Member News Post

  Hello TVEC Members and welcome to this news post, which includes the information we send out in our monthly E-Newsletter. If you are not on our email list already, I encourage you to update your account information to get any updates we send out. And in the case of any unexpected energy alerts or […]

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David Lang Retires From TVEC Board of Directors, Jack Endres Appointed as Replacement

David Lang has announced his resignation from the Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. He was elected to the board in 2010 representing District 7, which encompasses the southern part of the TVEC service territory. Lang had a successful career running multiple businesses before returning to settle down in Bradford, near his boyhood home […]

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