News Room

Media Contact:
Joe Richardson, Vice President of Communications
E-mail: joe.richardson@sweci.com 
Phone: (800) 637-8667

  • Crews Working to Repair Damage in Fayette County Friday, November 18, 2016
    Gusting winds and lightning resulted in outages for 140 Southwestern Electric members in Fayette and Effingham counties this afternoon. As of 7 p.m., about 100 Fayette County members remain without power.
  • Weather Front Interrupts Power to 140 Members Friday, November 18, 2016
    This afternoon’s weather front resulted in outages for 140 Southwestern Electric members in Fayette and Effingham counties.
  • Crews Restore Power to Madison County Members Monday, November 7, 2016
    Southwestern line crews have restored power to 2,800 Madison County members who lost service this morning.
  • Crews Working to Resolve Outage Monday, November 7, 2016
    Nearly 2,800 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County remain without power this afternoon. Crews have been on site since this morning surveying lines and examining elements of the co-op’s distribution system. Operations and engineering personnel are also on site.
  • Crews Working to Resolve Madison County Outage Monday, November 7, 2016
    Nearly 2,800 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County are without power this morning. The outage is affecting members in the area north of Fruit Road, west of Interstate 55, east of Bethalto, and south of the Macoupin-Madison County line.
  • 2,800 Madison County Members Experiencing Partial Power Monday, November 7, 2016
    Nearly 2,800 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County are experiencing partial power loss this morning. The issue is affecting members in the area north of Fruit Road, west of Interstate 55, east of Bethalto, and south of the Macoupin-Madison County line.
  • Madison County Members Experiencing Partial Power Monday, November 7, 2016
    About 1,900 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County are experiencing partial power loss this morning. Operations personnel recommend that members experiencing an issue with their power shut off their electricity at the breaker, then call Southwestern Electric at (800) 637-8667 to request notification when power has been restored.
  • Partial Power Affecting Madison County Residents Monday, November 7, 2016
    About 1,500 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County are experiencing partial power loss this morning. Operations personnel recommend that members experiencing an issue with their power shut off their electricity at the breaker, then call Southwestern Electric at (800) 637-8667 to request notification when the issue has been resolved.
  • Crews Restore Service to Madison County Members Friday, September 16, 2016
    Crews have restored service to 240 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County who lost power after thunderstorms passed through the area.
  • Madison County Members Without Power Friday, September 16, 2016
    About 240 Southwestern Electric members in Madison County are without power this morning.