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Lighting the Way for Mr. Clause

In a rural town not far away, SWRE is lighting the way. It’s 1937 and Christmas is near, but the magic didn’t all come from Santa this year.

The linemen and Santa have been working long nights, all pulling together to turn on the lights. A few poles here, a substation there, they illuminate Santa’s route with a great deal of care.

SWRE Board Appoints Bonham as Interim CEO

The SWRE Board of Trustees has appointed Keith Bonham as interim CEO effective December 12, 2019.

Bonham has been an employee of the cooperative since 1990. His most recent role was Manager of Member Services.

“The board is proud to announce Keith’s appointment as interim CEO. Keith has been a great asset to the co-op for many years and he always has our members’ needs as his top priority,” said Don Ellis, SWRE’s Board President.

WFEC & NextEra Partnership Could Provide Future Savings for SWRE Members

WFEC, NextEra Energy Resources, planning largest combined wind, solar & energy storage facility in U.S.

>> 700-megawatt combined project first of its kind in region <<

ANADARKO, Okla. (July 23, 2019) - Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) today announced it has entered into a power purchase agreement with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, for the largest combined wind, solar and energy storage project in the U.S.

2019 Annual Meeting to be Held in Altus

Members of Southwest Rural Electric Association will meet in Altus on Thursday, August 29, for the cooperative's 82nd Annual Meeting. The event will be held at the Western Oklahoma State College Auditorium, 2801 N. Main St., Altus, OK.

Because SWRE is a cooperative, its customers are also its members. All SWRE members from throughout the co-op’s service territory in Texas and Oklahoma are encouraged to attend.

So, just how green are we?

*Originally published in June 2019 "SWRE Power Source" Newsletter



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