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Nueces Electric Cooperative recognized as a StormReady® Supporter by NWS and NOAA

June 30, 2017 – On Monday, Nueces Electric Cooperative (NEC) was officially recognized by the National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as a StormReady® Supporter. NEC received this distinction for enhancing public safety through promoting the principles and guidelines of the StormReady® program in the Cooperative’s awareness and preparedness plans.

Outage update 5/29/17

12:06 p.m. Overnight storms caused approximately 1,300 members to lose power last night. At this point, we have restored the majority of the outages. However, we still have approximately 200 members without power. Our operations crews are out working on these remaining outages to ensure that every member has the power back on as quickly as possible. Thank you for your continued patience!

Gear up for storm season!

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Phone lines down


2:15 p.m. Phone lines are back up and our employees can be reached at 1-800-NEC-WATT

1:30 p.m. Attention members: our phone system is currently down. However, you can report an outage by calling 1-877-635-4697. All other billing concerns are currently unable to be handled at that number. We will update this post as soon as our regular phone number is working again. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Planned outage to take place 6 p.m. 3-1-17

Approximately 164 members in the Corpus Christi area will be affected by a planned outage this evening, March 1, 2017.

This outage is associated with a new construction of transmission lines project. This project involved coordinating with ERCOT, AEP, and STEC as well as various schools in the area. Therefore, the outage will take place at 6 p.m. and should last approximately 30 minutes. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


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