News & Press

6 Dec

Sam Houston Electric Cooperative employees came together this holiday season to share gifts with local families. Not only were the toys used to decorate Cooperative offices, and bring cheer to employees and Co-op visitors in December, but they were also donated to local children. Employees...

6 Dec

Sam Houston Electric Cooperative members can download our new mySamHouston app today by searching for “mySamHouston” in their favorite app store. It’s available for free in the Apple App Store and as an Android App via Google Play. With this free...

6 Dec

It’s amazing what we learn through listening and observing. Feedback from our members has inspired several changes at Sam Houston Electric Cooperative that will improve the service we provide you.  New Service If you are a new member or have recently added...

6 Dec

A few Sam Houston Electric Cooperative employees were up early on the morning of Nov. 18 to help construct a new archery range that will become part of the Lake Livingston State Park.  “We worked with Lake Livingston State Park staff and volunteers to...

2 Oct

Sam Houston Electric Cooperative, in partnership with Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, is pleased to announce the second annual #WhoPowersYou Contest, honoring local heroes. It’s a chance for [name of local co-op]Sam Houston EC members and employees to nominate someone who’s making...

3 Sep

Crews are working to change out regulators in the southern half of the affected areas to help stabilize our system. This work should be complete by 9 p.m. Please continue to conserve energy once your power is restored to help minimize system overload.

3 Sep

Members in the Fred, Spurger, Hillister and Silsbee areas have been experiencing power surges and outages today. Conserving energy after power is restored to such a large area can help the system remain stable. It’s similar to a breaker being tripped in your...

3 Sep

Repairs have been completed on the Entergy transmission line that was damaged by a tree that fell last night around 2:30 a.m. Power has been restored to the Fred/Spurger/Silsbee areas.  The past week has been a trying time for all East Texans....

3 Sep

After a monumental effort, accomplishing in just 18 hours a job that would normally take several days, the new substation transformer was placed late last night and our crews restored power to the Fred and Spurger area. However just a short time after, around 2:30 a.m.,...

2 Sep

(Fred/Spurger area) After having to take a long detour, the crane arrived earlier this evening. Work is progressing well. Due to traffic and road closures causing delays in getting the crane to the site, work may not be completed until after 10:00 p.m. Thank...

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