Tag Archive: Electricity

Jan 06 2014

This Low-Carb Diet Is Good for You and the Planet:Can you resolve to reduce your fossil-fuel consumption by eating fewer animal products?

2014. A new year. The time to make resolutions. It’s when we all join gyms, sign up for dating sites, and start new diets — only to quit them a few weeks later. If you’re into resolutions, I’ve got one for you to consider: In 2014, try a low-carb diet. Not a low–carb(ohydrate) diet, but …

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Dec 16 2013

SWEPCO preparing for winter storms

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is preparing for winter storms across its service territory, with highest impact in Arkansas, where heavy accumulations of ice and snow are expected. SWEPCO has assembled over 350 total resources from Oklahoma, Alabama, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas to assist with storm recovery efforts. SWEPCO’s power outage report number is …

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May 17 2013

Lone Star State: Save money, energy

The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. “Texans can save twice when purchasing energy efficient appliances during the Memorial Day weekend,” Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said. “Shoppers are expected to save …

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Mar 26 2013

Lone Star State: Kite Care

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) reminds its customers that metallic coatings on mylar helium balloons and on kites can cause damage to SWEPCO’s electrical system and cause power losses, emphasizing the need to make sure these objects are not cialis without prescription allowed to interfere in the lines. SWEPCO also wants to remind children, …

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Jul 31 2012

SWEPCO proposes rate hike

The Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO, a unit of American Electric Power) has requested permission from the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) to raise electric power rates in Texas by about $83 million. Should this hike be approved it will go into effect in January and result in approximately an additional $12 monthly (16%) for Lone Star …

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Feb 09 2011

SWEPCO sets new winter peak electric load

The extreme cold weather with snow and ice last Friday brought a new all-time winter peak load for AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO®). On Friday, February 4, its customers used 4,627,000 kilowatts of electricity at 9:00 a.m., when the average temperature across Drugs Without Prescription SWEPCO’s three-state service area was 26 degrees. This broke …

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