WFEC Outage Update - Dec. 31

Only eight substations remain without service as of Thursday afternoon, as WFEC crews and contractors continue working long hours to rebuild over 200 transmission structures that suffered damage in last weekend’s strong winter storm system. A great deal of progress has been made over the past two days, as substation service was returned to several areas as downed structures were replaced.

Winter Storm Repair Update

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) transmission and distribution crews, along with outside contractors, are making progress in rebuilding structures and restoring substation outages following the weekend winter storm. Today marks the fifth consecutive day of repair efforts by some 150 WFEC employees and outside contractors. Not only are crews working long hours, but they are also facing harsh elements resulting from the ice storm, such as extremely muddy and treacherous conditions.

WFEC Update - Dec. 29

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) crews made headway on Sunday and Monday, with service being restored to some 38 substations that had been experiencing various problems, off and on, since the beginning of the strong winter storm on Saturday.  

Ice Storm Update - Dec. 28

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) crews continue to battle the cold winds and icy surroundings in an effort to restore service to numerous substations and switch stations across the service territory. Crews are also rebuilding transmission structures and line, with some areas having consecutive miles of downed or damaged line from the dangerous winter storm that began Saturday. 

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