Routine website maintenance between midnight and 6 a.m. Monday, August 17, could result in delays and the inability to access certain areas of CoServ.com. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
CoServ crews are scheduled to be there for about two weeks helping to restore power to PRECO members. The National Rural Electric Cooperative estimates 49,000 of PRECO’s 55,000 members are without power in the wake of the hurricane.
Inspecting CoServ’s more than 2,800 miles of overhead line is a full-time job. In 2021, CoServ’s drone program identified more than 400 issues that were repaired proactively before they could cause a power outage.
Scammers are targeting both commercial and residential Members but businesses are especially vulnerable because it’s so easy to find their phone number online, said Brianna McBride, Training and Process Implementation Supervisor for CoServ Customer Care.
Clyde, 78, proudly represented CoServ Members on the Board of Directors for 22 years, which also happened to be some of the most transformative in the 85-year history of co-op.
Competitions included racing up a pole with an egg, conducting a hurt man rescue with a 200-pound mannequin and two mystery events where teams of three raced against the clock to change out equipment. CoServ competed against utilities from all over Texas and we are proud of their efforts and for showing the state what CoServ is all about.
As CoServ celebrates its 85th anniversary, we’re proud to add a new Member that’s also a longtime Texas institution – H-E-B!
CoServ Employees spent Sunday building a ramp for a Justin resident who will be having surgery soon and will need the ramp to get in and out of her home.
With higher temperatures, CoServ Members should expect higher electricity usage for August. On the plus side, usage should be lower for August than it was for July.
CoServ Members are having sticker shock when they open their electric bills and for good reason – the summer heat was one for the books and the cost per kilowatt-hour peaked at some of the highest prices it’s ever been thanks to the steep increase in wholesale power costs.
Last year, CoServ Members installed 1,639 solar systems on their homes, up 130 percent from 2020. The total capacity installed totaled 14,983.31 kilowatts, also up 133 percent from the prior year.