power outage

Around 700 people in Victoria without power Saturday night

Omar Lopez with AEP says crews are responding now, and initial restoration time is midnight.

VICTORIA, Texas - Around 700 people in Victoria are affected by a power outage, according to Omar Lopez a spokesperson with AEP. He also says that the power outage is affecting the area near…

Hurricane Fiona makes landfall along southwestern coast of Puerto Rico

Power has gone out across all of the US territory of Puerto Rico on Sunday, according to PowerOutage.us,

Originally Published: 18 SEP 22 07:37 ET Updated: 18 SEP 22 15:52 ET By Dakin Andone, Haley Brink and Melissa Alonso, CNN (CNN) -- [Breaking news update at 3:52 p.m. ET] Hurricane Fiona made landfall along the extreme southwestern coast of…

Matagorda County power outage, around 2,000 without power

An AEP representative says that crews are working to fix it now.

MATAGORDA COUNTY, Texas - AEP reports a power outage in Matagorda County that is leaving around 2,000 residents without power. A representative with AEP says that there was an equipment failure that resulted in a broken cross-arm affecting two different…

Wharton I.S.D. reschedules STARR test due to power outage

Campuses began dismissing students at 10:45 a.m.

WHARTON, Texas - Wharton I.S.D. announced a power outage on Thursday. According to a letter from the district, the power will not restore before 1 p.m. Due to the power outage, W.I.S.D. had to stop STARR testing for Wharton Junior…

ATTENTION: Bay City Junior High currently without power

Parents can pick up their student through entrance off of Sycamore Avenue

BAY CITY, Texas - On Wednesday, at approximately 12 p.m., Bay City ISD informed the community of a power outage at Bay City Junior High. The campus is currently without power. The district expects restoration of power at 1:30 p.m.…

Several without power in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Texas - Several businesses and residences are without power this morning. According to the American Electric Power's outage map and an AEP Texas spokesman at least 88 customers lost power at about 8:27 a.m. Friday. Power is anticipated to…

Victoria's downtown power restored

AEP restored power at 11:10 a.m.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Jan. 25, in the morning there was a large power outage in downtown Victoria. When power outages happen, AEP customers have access to an…

Most of Jackson County remains without power

AEP still resolving issues

EDNA, Texas - On Tuesday, Sept. 28, over 4,000 homes in Jackson county have been without power since 5:37 p.m. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and AEP are aware…

Residents report power outages in Victoria

1300 residents currently without power

VICTORIA, Texas - A pole fire caused a downed power line off Sam Houston Dr. which caused power outages at 8:17 a.m. this morning. "3000 were originally without power but they were able to restore power to 1700 people, currently…

Electric companies still restoring outages in the field

Majority of customers are able to be restored

AUSTIN– The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said it has made significant progress overnight restoring customer power, although some outages still remain throughout the state. "Energy emergency conditions remain as the grid operator and transmission owners work to restore…

Grid operator continues to restore power

Electric companies continue to bring generation back online

AUSTIN– The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) continues to make progress on restoring power to the electric system. “We are working around the clock to restore power to Texans,” said ERCOT President and CEO Bill Magness. “We made progress…

District 27 Congressman Cloud seeking answers to lengthy power outages in Texas

Congressman Cloud signs letter along with Congressman Michael C. Burgess of District 26

VICTORIA, Texas- District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud signed a letter by District 26 Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. to Bill Magness, President and Chief Executive Officer of Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), seeking answers for the reason millions of…

How you can help Texas winter storm victims

Newscenter25 is dealing with power outage and remains off the air

Originally Published: 17 FEB 21 13:31 ET By Lauren Lee, CNN (CNN) -- Unprecedented winter storms have blanketed Texas, causing bitter cold temperatures and widespread power outages throughout much of the state. President Joe Biden has declared a state of…

AEP provides update and new information

The Polar Plunge

Restoration Status: 2-16-2021: 1 p.m. As the state continues to experience a shortage of electric generation, AEP Texas continues to await permission from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) to begin full restoration even as ERCOT continues to request…

Power Outages may continue throughout Monday night, ERCOT says

"We anticipate that we'll need to continue these controlled outages at some level" says the Electric Reliability Council of Texas Director

VICTORIA, Texas- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages the electric power for more than 26 million Texas customers. As of 10 a.m. Monday there were 2.7 million people without power. EROCOT held a conference call this morning to…

Power outage in Cuero is currently getting fixed

CUERO, Texas- A power outage has occurred in the South portions of Cuero due to a downed powerline. The line crew is currently working to get the power back up for the community. "The power should be back up shortly.…

Wreck causes Bloomington power outage

At this time, law enforcement officials did not have any information to share about the wreck.

  VICTORIA, Texas -- A wreck caused a power outage in Bloomington. AEP shows energy will be restored by Saturday, 11:30PM, central standard time. At this time, law enforcement officials did not have any information to share about the wreck.…

More than 6000 AEP customers without power in Port Lavaca

Transmission outage causes major outage in Port Lavaca

PORT LAVACA, Texas - A spokesperson with AEP said 6,300 customers in Port Lavaca are without power right now. The outage is a transmission outage. Crews are on the scene and restoration is in progress. A cause is unknown at…