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Outage Reporting


Heart of Texas Electric Cooperative is dedicated to providing the most reliable power supply possible.  However, if your electric power goes off, please follow these instructions.

  1. Check your fuses or circuit breakers to determine if the problem is within your home.
  2. Check to see if your neighbors have power.  This will help HOTEC determine whether the trouble is caused by a transformer serving your home, or is more general in nature.
  3. To report an outage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, call 254-840-2871 / 1-800-840-2957 (toll free) for the McGregor office or 254-231-0444 /1-800-840-2957 (toll free) for the Rosebud office.  Please have your bill available, or be able to provide the dispatcher with the name that appears on your account.
  4. If a serviceman makes a call to your premises and finds the problem is not HOTEC's responsibility, you will be billed for a service charge to cover the expenses.
  5. If the outage is HOTEC's responsibility, there is no charge.


Critical Care

The Cooperative maintains a list of critical care customers.  Upon request, HOTEC will strive to meet the special needs of such individuals.  Contact HOTEC for details.

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