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Sacred Heart Students Learn About Wise Energy Use

A group of students at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Hallettsville now know more about how to reduce their energy use, thanks to insights they gained by participating in the PowerHouse™ energy investigation program. 

Fayette Electric Cooperative, San Bernard Electric Cooperative and the City of Hallettsville sponsored the program for seventh graders in Geralyn Klimitchek’s science class. 

La Grange Eight-Graders Find Ways to Save Energy and Money


One hundred fifty students from La Grange Junior High School discovered the connection among wind, water, coal, propane and natural gas this past week as they learned about producing electricity from renewable and non-renewable resources. 

Eighth-graders in Wendy Rohan’s and Kim Landis’ science classes recently participated in the PowerHouse™ energy investigation program, which was developed by the LCRA and sponsored locally by Fayette Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the City of La Grange. 

Benbenek and Roscher Win Trip to DC

Madeline Benbenek and Abigail Roscher will get to spend a week in Washington, D.C., this summer on a trip that seasoned tourists would envy, thanks to Fayette Electric Cooperative. 

Through the Government-in-Action Youth Tour, an annual program sponsored by electric cooperatives nationwide, Madeline and Abigail will join 147 fellow Texans for this trip of a lifetime June 6 – 15. 

March 5 is Deadline for FEC Scholarships

Fayette Electric Cooperative will award six $1,500 scholarships to area high school students whose parents or guardians are members of the cooperative and reside in Fayette Electric’s service area.    

The scholarship guidelines and application form may be obtained from area high school counselors or can be downloaded by here.

Scholarship applications must be returned to Fayette Electric’s office no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018.  

Fayetteville Sixth-Graders Find Ways to Save Energy and Money


Smart consumer choices save money and energy. A group of students from Fayetteville Junior High School now knows more about how to reduce energy use, thanks to insights the group gained by participating in the PowerHouse™ energy investigation program.

Fayette Electric Cooperative (FEC) sponsored the program for sixth-graders in Mitch Madden’s science class at the school.

Fayette EC Warns of Bill Payment Scam

Fayette Electric Cooperative is urging caution this week after its members were specifically targeted in a recent phone scam.  Unknown callers, claiming to be cooperative employees, are demanding immediate payment for alleged delinquent bills with the threat of disconnecting the member’s electric service. 

These calls are part of a utility fraud scheme that has been a growing concern for utilities across Texas and the nation for the past several years. 

Students: Apply Now to Win Trip to DC

You’re a Texas high school student.  You’re smart; you have big dreams.  Maybe you’ve never been out of the state, and maybe you’ve never flown on a plane, but you want to travel – experience a big city, visit historic landmarks and meet people, and not just fellow high school students but influential public figures, like U. S. representatives. 

10 Reasons to Apply for Youth Tour

High school students can win an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 6 – 15, 2018 through Fayette EC.  Apply now!  

You could stay home next summer, or you could kick it off with a 10-day trip to Washington, D.C.  On Youth Tour, you’ll stand humbled by national memorials and get inspired by leaders.  You’ll love it so much that you’ll weep when it’s over.  Need more convincing?  Here are 10 reasons to apply for Fayette Electric Cooperative’s Youth Tour. 

Co-op to Sponsor Students on Trip to DC

High school students can win an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 6 – 15, 2018 through your electric cooperative.  Apply now!  

The Government-in-Action Youth Tour is a youth leadership program sponsored by Fayette Electric Cooperative and organized by Texas Electric Cooperatives and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. For more than 50 years, electric cooperatives across the state and nation have been sending young adults to the nation’s capital for an action-packed tour.

Protecting customers from utility scammers

Gas and electric utility companies across the United States and Canada are joining forces to protect customers from the long-running scam targeting customers of utility service providers.

The Utilities United Against Scams collaboration has designated November 16th as “Utilities United Against Scams Day.” “Fayette Electric Cooperative is focused on exposing the tricks scammers use to steal money from its members, and how members can protect themselves,” said FEC General Manager Gary Don Nietsche.   

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