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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Cooperatives work continually to improve members’ quality of life.

Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high, and consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and smart home technology is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric vehicles. There’s no denying that electric utilities will have to make changes to the way they provide energy to accommodate these trends and evolving preferences.

Minimum of $20K in Scholarships Available to Local Students

Do you want to go to college?
Every year we award scholarships to aspiring young men and women to help make their college dreams a reality.

Are you a member of South Plains Electric Cooperative?
If you’re a graduating high school senior attending a qualifying school and are a member or a spouse, child or stepchild of a mem­ber, or child whose legal guardian is a member, you’re eligible for one of our $1,000 scholarships!

Operation Round Up Scholarship application deadline is February 3 at 5 p.m.

A Fresh Start

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There’s a certain poetry to opening a pristine calendar each January. The clean slate, absent scribbled-in appointments and obligations, encourages reflection and a bit of personal accounting. Rather than lack, the calendar’s empty grid represents promise—the potential for a fresh start in a new year.

Give the Gift of Time

Many of us have that one family member­­—or maybe even a few—who, when asked what items are on his or her Christmas wish list, invariably answers, “I have everything I need.” This well-intentioned reply can frustrate a desire to cross a name off your list or check a box during the frenzied run up to the holiday. But it’s also an opportunity to present a loved one with a more meaningful gift.