News Archive

Please Answer the Call

A brand new year is upon us and we at South Plains Electric Cooperative are continuing our quest to provide safe, reliable electric service at the lowest possible cost, along with responsive and timely member service. We believe the best way to accomplish these goals is to solicit feedback from our membership.

Minimum of $20K in Scholarships

Do you want to go to college?

Every year we award scholarships to aspiring young men and women to help make their college dreams a reality.

Are you a member of South Plains Electric Cooperative?

If you’re a graduating high school senior attending a qualifying school and are a member or a spouse, child or stepchild of a mem­ber, or child whose legal guardian is a member, you’re eligible for one of our $1,000 scholarships!

Sow the Holiday Spirit All Year Long

Concern for Community, a founding principle in the cooperative world, particularly resonates with many of us during the holidays. And it’s no wonder, what with all the requests to donate time and resources to charitable causes late in the year. We at South Plains Electric Cooperative encourage our members to give to the causes they hold dear and in whatever ways they can. We’d also like to issue a gentle reminder that many agencies and organizations struggle to keep afloat at other times of the year when offerings aren’t so abundant.

West Texas Hero Homes


In 2010, the West Texas Home Builders Association established the non-profit organization West Texas Hero Homes.

The mission of this charity is to take care of our returning military and first responders who have sacrificed so much for our freedom by providing mortgage-free homes to disabled heroes and their families in the Lubbock area. Proceeds from the annual Parade of Homes and the Home and Garden Show go toward the building of these homes.

Cooperative Membership Meetings

board members

Families coming together as a community to build their own electric utility

The 80th Annual Meeting of the Membership, held September 11 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, was the grand finale of three membership meetings held this year. The first two membership meetings were held in July near our local offices in Spur and Childress.

Homes for Heroes – October Update

House under construction

Local hero, Michael Vasquez and family to receive mortgage-free home.

 Since May, we have been following the progress of the home being built for local hero Michael Vasquez and his family through the Lubbock Homes for Heroes program. This program provides mortgage-free homes to local heroes.

In 2010, the West Texas Home Builders Association established the non-profit organization Lubbock Homes for Heroes, Inc.