July 11, 2022

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Southwestern Joins National Hydropower Association

Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern) joined the National Hydropower Association(NHA) in March 2022. Hydropower, in all its forms, is valued as America’s first and most flexible renewable energy resource.

May 6, 2022

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SWPA Offices Bright with Activity as Staff Returns on Site

Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA or Southwestern) has begun welcoming staff back on site with a reentry plan designed to keep everyone as safe and productive as possible

January 4, 2022

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SWPA Upgrade Improves Regional Reliability

Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern or SWPA) energized a new autotransformer at its Nixa Substation on December 2, 2021 to improve electric reliability in Southwestern's footprint and to support the regional electrical grid as a whole.

December 6, 2021

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SWPA Introduces the Administrator's Coin Award

Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern) is proud to introduce the Administrator's Coin Award. The award was instituted by Administrator Mike Wech to honor and recognize significant contributions to Southwestern.

November 18, 2021

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SWPA Implements New Multi-year Contract for Bargaining Unit Employees

Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 1002, have joined together to implement a new multi-year contract for Southwestern’s craft personnel.

August 24, 2021

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SWPA Celebrates National Hydropower Day

SWPA Celebrates National Hydropower Day

June 22, 2021

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Southwestern Welcomes New General Counsel

Southwestern Welcomes New General Counsel

April 21, 2021

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Administrator Mike Wech Attends Spring Events

Southwestern Administrator Mike Wech attended two events in recent weeks, one in Missouri and one in Texas.

February 17, 2021

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SWPA Responds to Energy Emergency

Tulsa, OK – Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern or SWPA) is doing its part to address the dangerous weather conditions and resulting surge in electricity demand affecting the entire 14-state footprint of the Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP).

July 22, 2020

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Fiber Optics Feasibility Assessment

Tulsa, OK – Southwestern Power Administration (Southwestern or SWPA), in conjunction with the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity (OE) and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), announces publication of the report