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Space Heater Safety Tips

A space heater can be a great way to warm up a room without cranking up the thermostat, but using space heaters doesn’t come without risk. The heating devices can be a potential fire hazard and should always be used with caution.

SPEC to Award $20,000 in Scholarships to Local Students

Applications are now available for San Patricio Electric Cooperative’s scholarship program. The co-op will award 10 scholarships, worth $2,000 each, to the class of 2019!

SPEC Employees Commit to Community Service

What’s good for the community, is good for our cooperative. That’s because we’re part of your community. We were built by the community, and we’re made up of employees that live and work in the community. Their children go to school with your children. They coach sports teams, attend church activities and serve on school committees. They are members just like you, and like you, they want to make their hometowns stronger.

SPEC Gives Back More Than $2 Million to Members

Our cooperative was built by the community 80 years ago. Today, we are still led by members of the community, owned by the community and strive to always give back to those that we serve.  This business model allows us to focus on people, not profits.

SPEC to Sponsor Students on Trip to D.C.

Two deserving high school students will head to Washington D.C., next June on an all-expenses-paid trip, courtesy of San Patricio Electric Cooperative. Your cooperative has once again partnered with the Government in Action Youth Tour to provide this life-changing adventure for local students.

 

SPEC Celebrates 11 Years with No Lost-Time Accidents

San Patricio Electric Cooperative has reached another safety milestone. On November 7, the co-op celebrated 11 years without a lost-time accident.

Update on SPEC Solar

It was a sunny summer in South Texas, and that meant peak production from the rooftop solar panels at San Patricio Electric Cooperative’s office. The record-breaking heat in May also brought plenty of sunshine and our solar panels generated the most energy that month at 1,046 kWh.

A Letter About Youth Tour

I would just like to start out by saying thank you, thank you, thank you!  Thank you to anyone and everyone who made this trip of a lifetime possible.  I cannot say how blessed I am to be a member of such a community-centered cooperative, and

SPEC to Hold Annual Meeting This Saturday

Join us for our 80th Anniversary Annual Members Meeting this Saturday, September 22. The meeting will be held at the Grand in Beeville. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30.

SPEC Employees to Fundraise for Beeville Fire Department

San Patricio Electric Cooperative employees will hold a fundraiser for the Beeville Fire Department on Saturday, September 8. BBQ plates will be sold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or while supplies last, at the Beeville Fire Department, located at 100 W Cleveland St. in Beeville.

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