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August 19 – Plugged In Blog

Welcome to TVEC’s new weekly Plugged In blog. It is a quick look at the week ahead in the TVEC service area and what is going on at your co-op! Sunday’s Outages – It was an eventful weekend, wrapping with a widespread outage situation for folks in the north and eastern parts of the TVEC […]

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August 18 – Widespread Power Blinks Reported in East Texas

Update 9:45 p.m.- To clarify news reporting, the outages today were the result of transmission grid conditions outside of TVEC’s service area. TVEC had almost 30,000 members affected, and power has been fully restored within our area. We cannot verify power for areas outside our service territory.   Below is a link to a Longview […]

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August 15 – ERCOT Again Calls for Conservation Efforts

Update: As of 5:08 p.m., this ERCOT call for conservation has been cancelled.  Thank you for your help in keeping the grid reliable and operating during a high demand. Another hot day across the state brings another need for reducing demand on the ERCOT electrical grid. This means that electric consumers can assist in maintaining […]

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ERCOT Issues Call For Conservation

As of 5:00 p.m., this ERCOT conservation alert has been rescinded, and grid conditions show plenty of generating capacity to meet demand.   Thank you for you conservation efforts, which are always a good idea! In response to possible record electricity demand, ERCOT has issued a call for voluntary conservation efforts across the state. This […]

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TVEC Unclaimed Capital Credits Sent to State

TVEC Sends $1.2 Million in Unclaimed Refunds to State Each year, Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative and other businesses are required to turn over unclaimed funds to the State of Texas. For TVEC members, this means that any unclaimed capital credits refunds from 2015 and before can be found on the Texas Comptroller’s official unclaimed property […]

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Planned Outage for Line Upgrade

Update 9:15 a.m. – This planned voltage conversion is complete and power has been restored. If your power has not come back on, please report your outage at 800-967-9324. Voltage Switch / Planned Outage Reminder: If you received a postcard about a planned outage tomorrow morning in the Oak Ridge / Hwy. 34 area beginning […]

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TVEC testing new online chat feature at TVEC.NET

In an effort to expand the ways we connect with members, TVEC will begin testing an online chat feature through tvec.net starting this week. Members will see a new “Click to Chat” button on the website during business hours. After hours, members may leave a message through the same service. Through the chat feature, TVEC […]

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October 23, 2018 – TVEC to return $4.88 million in capital credits

In their regular October meeting, the TVEC Board of Directors approved the retirement of $4.88 million in capital credits. This includes all unretired capital credits from 1990, and two percent of all other unretired capital credits (1991-2017). Current TVEC members will see their portion of the capital credit disbursement as a credit on December bills. […]

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2018 Annual Meeting – 80 Years Strong

TVEC Annual Meeting celebrates milestone year. The 2018 Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative Annual Membership Meeting was a birthday party of sorts, celebrating 80 years since the co-op’s predecessor, Kaufman County Electric Co-op, was formed and began electrifying the rural parts of our area. More than 700 attendees filled the Canton Civic Center to enjoy a […]

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TVEC Systems Maintenance

Member Alert: TVEC Member Service Portal and automated payment services will be down for maintenance 6-7 p.m. today, May 17. This will affect payments and account management through the website and the automated phone system. Outage reporting through the outage hotline (800-967-9324) and outage texting will not be affected. Thank you for your patience while […]

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