News & Press

21 Jun

Sam Houston EC is expecting the eastern side of our distribution system to be impacted by tropical storm Cindy during the overnight hours Wednesday, and into Thursday. This primarily includes the counties of Liberty, Hardin and Tyler. Winds in the 25–40 mph range are expected,...

1 Jun

When a hurricane threatens, listen for instructions from local officials. When they call for an evacuation in your area, get going without delay. Discuss evacuation plans with your family before hurricane season (June 1-Nov. 20). Make a checklist of what you need to do before you...

15 May

It’s a story that begins in darkness and ends in light. Generations of rural Americans struggled to “get lights” and bring the wonders of electricity to the vast areas not served in the United States. How these residents accomplished that goal...

1 May

For most people, the home is a place where friends and family can come together, rest and relax. However, if electrical appliances are not maintained or used properly, this safe haven can be diminished in a matter of seconds. Electrical appliances within the home are...

31 Mar

What better way to celebrate Earth Day this month than to take a closer look at your energy use habits?  You can take charge of your energy consumption with a few small changes. Look for tips in the pages of Texas Co-op Power magazine....

27 Mar

Every year, we take the time to thank our extraordinary line technicians who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. More than 50 line technicians maintain 6,000 miles of line in Sam Houston Electric Cooperative’s service territory, and without them,...

2 Mar

Some features on Sam Houston Electric Cooperative’s website will not be available on Thursday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. During this brief outage, members will not be able to log into their mySamHouston account to pay their bill or access account information...

17 Feb

At Sam Houston Electric Cooperative, we do more than just deliver electricity. We also believe it’s important to recognize the people who power our lives.  That’s why, in partnership with Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, in late 2016 we supported the #WhoPowersYou contest....

14 Dec

Sam Houston Electric Cooperative employees gave generously to our communities this holiday season.  Noah Witt, son of Utility Designer Lia Witt, kicked off the season by collecting 312 coats from employees and others in the community to donate to Community Action, Montgomery County Emergency Crisis...

31 Oct

The Sam Houston Electric Cooperative Charitable Foundation awarded its first grants in September to SpiritHorse Liberty Therapeutic Riding Center and Kids Free Clothing Exchange. Both organizations received a donation of $200. SpiritHorse Liberty Therapeutic Riding Center provides therapeutic horseback riding services free of charge to people...

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