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2022 year in review

2022 year in review

This year, CoServ celebrated its 85th anniversary so we are taking a look back at the record-breaking growth, milestones and the many ways we are powering community.

CoServ passes on savings again with lower November electric rate

CoServ passes on savings again with lower November electric rate

Milder weather and lower cost per kilowatt-hour means CoServ Members should have their lowest bills since the spring. 

CoServ's first-hand account of Hurricane Ian restoration

CoServ's first-hand account of Hurricane Ian restoration

CoServ Employees restored power to 1,800 meters from two electric cooperatives during their nearly 2-week mutual aid trip to central and southern Florida.

CoServ expands gas system to keep up with growth

CoServ expands gas system to keep up with growth

On the coldest winter days, CoServ Gas Customers rely on their heaters to work – it’s a matter of life or death. Safe and reliable natural gas depends on the gas pressure staying above 10 pounds per square inch, especially during the morning and evening hours when gas usage is highest.

CoServ helps prevent outages, one tree limb at a time

CoServ helps prevent outages, one tree limb at a time

CoServ has more than 2,800 miles of overhead lines and while not all of those have trees growing around them, the lines that do need to be maintained. The crews are all contractors who work under the direction of CoServ’s Vegetation Management coordinators. 

CoServ sends linemen to Florida to help restore power after Hurricane Ian

CoServ sends linemen to Florida to help restore power after Hurricane Ian

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.

Everything you need to know about CoServ's drone program

Everything you need to know about CoServ's drone program

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. 

CoServ linemen showcase skills at Texas Lineman's Rodeo

CoServ linemen showcase skills at Texas Lineman's Rodeo

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.

CoServ powers new H-E-Bs with electricity and natural gas

CoServ powers new H-E-Bs with electricity and natural gas

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's electric system never stops growing

CoServ's electric system never stops growing

Rapid residential and commercial growth kept CoServ busy this spring as crews built new circuits, upgraded power lines and added redundancy to existing feeders in preparation for the summer heat. 

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