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Member Alerts

This page keeps our members up-to-date on important details regarding their power service and any outages that may be caused by inclement weather or other reasons.

10/30/23 - CELINA / PROSPER AREA OUTAGE

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Grayson Collin Electric Cooperative

Oct 30, 2023

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2:32 P.M. - All power should be restored.

1:50 P.M. - The outage in the Celina / Prosper area is due to a car accident in the area. We have our Operations Team and Crews in the area working to restore power.

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Grayson-Collin Electric Co-op Will Be Temporarily Closed On Thursday, October 5th, 2023

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GCEC

Grayson Collin Electric Cooperative

Oct 4, 2023

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It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the untimely passing of a beloved coworker and dear friend.  In honor and memory of Jake Waldrip and to allow our Co-op family the opportunity to pay their respects, Grayson-Collin Electric Co-op will be temporarily closed on Thursday, October 5th, 2023. We appreciate your understanding and support during this difficult time.  We have Dispatchers ready to handle any outages that may occur. We will resume normal business operations on Friday, October 6th, 2023. Thank you for your understanding and sympathy during this challenging time. For more information, click here.

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9/13/23 POWER OUTAGE UPDATE

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Grayson Collin Electric Cooperative

Sep 13, 2023

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OUTAGE UPDATE 

9:02 p.m. All power should be restored. We thank you all for your understanding.

8:02 p.m. We are aware of the outage affecting the Anna, Melissa and Stoney Point Areas. At this time the only information we have internally is that there is an issue with the the Transmission line that feeds the substation. We will update when we know more information. We have our operations team in the area, our dispatch team and member service representatives here to take your call. We understand the phone lines are busy due to the high influx of calls.

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TXANS Update—September 7, 2023

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Grayson Collin Electric Cooperative

Sep 7, 2023

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ERCOT has issued a Conservation Appeal for today, Sept. 7, from 5 – 9 p.m. CT. Operating reserves are expected to be low this afternoon due to continued high temperatures, high demand, low wind, and declining solar power generation into the afternoon and evening hours. We request Texas businesses and residents conserve electricity use, if safe to do so. For more information, energy-saving tips, and to sign up for #TXANS emails, visit: bit.ly/3PbaCus. You can monitor grid conditions on ercot.com and the app.

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9/6/2023 - The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has issued an EEA 2.

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Grayson Collin Electric Cooperative

Sep 6, 2023

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has issued an EEA 2. We urge all Grayson-Collin EC members to conserve electricity. At this time, there are no controlled outages. We continue to thank you for helping us all do our part in conserving electricity.

From ERCOT // "ERCOT has issued an Energy Emergency Alert 2 (EEA 2) due to low power reserves. There are no controlled outages at this time. Please safely reduce electric use and have a plan to stay safe in case outages become necessary. Visit ERCOT.com for more info."

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Storm Update June 23, 2023

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Grayson Collin Electric Cooperative

Jun 23, 2023

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We are aware many of our members are without power. The storm that has blown through both Grayson and Collin Counties caused severe damage to multiple parts of our service area. We had 60 mph wind in northern Collin county as well as strong straight line winds and hail in both counties. At the height of the storm we had approximately 18,000 members without power. Our crews have restored nearly 10,000 members and will continue to work until all are restored. We appreciate your understanding and patience.

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Voluntary Conservation Notice for June 20, 4pm–8pm

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ERCOT

Grayson Collin Electric Cooperative

Jun 20, 2023

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ERCOT has issued a Voluntary Conservation Notice for today, June 20, from 4 - 8 p.m. due to extreme heat and forecasted record demand. ERCOT is asking Texans to voluntarily reduce electric use, if safely able to do so. ERCOT is not in emergency operations. For more info, energy-saving tips, and to sign up for #TXANS notifications, visit https://bit.ly/3pdnMhH

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