Update at 4:45pm: DETEC was able to partner with SWEPCO and swap the majority of the energy load to their circuit. This move restored power to all, but approximately 500 meters in the Paxton area. Crews are now working to reroute the Paxton area. We appreciate your patience.
August 4, 2022 - At 3:30pm, Deep East Texas Electric updated the large outage in the Tenaha area is expected to last approximately 5 hours. Unfortunately, crews have identified the transformer within Tenaha substation as the cause of the outage. Crews are in route with our mobile substation to power the station until the transformer is changed out. This process will take approximately 5 hours to complete. If you are in need of power for medical reasons, please seek an alternate location. You do not need to report your outage during this time.
The outage is impacting approximately 1,300 members.