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What to expect on your January bill

What to expect on your January bill

December 2021 was the hottest December in Texas since at least 1889, State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon told CBS News DFW.

The biggest factors that could affect your winter energy bill

The biggest factors that could affect your winter energy bill

Texas is known for sweltering hot summers, but January and February can also be downright frigid so Members can expect high electric bills too.

How CoServ prepares for Old Man Winter

How CoServ prepares for Old Man Winter

Whether it's buying energy ahead of time, training our operations crews or winterizing the fleet, CoServ starts preparing for cold weather long before the local television meteorologists issue their forecasts.

What to expect on your December bill

What to expect on your December bill

The average low temperature for November was 46.3 degrees. That’s 2.7 degrees cooler than last year. Just a few degrees difference led to a 44 percent increase in heating degree days, the metric used to calculate how much homeowners use their heater.

What to expect on your November electric bill

What to expect on your November electric bill

Warmer temperatures could translate to higher electric usage for CoServ Members because they had to use more air conditioning in October 2021 compared to the same period a year ago. 

How do we keep the lights on?

From initial system planning to installing the meter, here's the role engineers play as CoServ adds more than 1,000 meters a month

How do we keep the lights on?

If you live in one of the new residential developments served by CoServ, you are a big reason why we are one of the fastest-growing electric cooperatives in the country. We want to welcome you as a new CoServ Member and provide some insight into what goes on behind the scenes as we add an average of 1,300 meters to our system each month.

Working smarter, not harder

Working smarter, not harder

Have you ever wondered how they are able to find the source of the outage so quickly? Ask some of CoServ’s long-time linemen and they remember the days when they had to “ride out the line” for miles to find the cause, following maps in an old red book they kept in the truck. Today, CoServ’s entire electrical infrastructure is connected to a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system that provides updates in real time to dispatchers working at the headquarters in Corinth. Think of it as a nervous system for CoServ’s power lines and other infrastructure.

CoServ keeps trees trimmed to improve reliability

CoServ keeps trees trimmed to improve reliability

“That’s what my job is all about, preventing outages. Trees do cause power outages plus they hide a lot of other things that cause power outages,” CoServ's Vegetation Management Coordinator Morgan Herd said. “You can’t see the insulators at the top and sometimes you can’t even see the wire." 

CoServ mourns linemen Crew Supervisor Brandon Sandmann

CoServ mourns linemen Crew Supervisor Brandon Sandmann

With a heavy heart, we share the news about the passing of Brandon Sandmann, a beloved CoServ Employee. He passed away Wednesday.

Update: CoServ relief crews arrive to help with Hurricane Ida cleanup

Update: CoServ relief crews arrive to help with Hurricane Ida cleanup

The Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative in Louisiana has specifically asked that CoServ linemen assist with the power restoration work that remains to be done in their service area in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. 

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