News Releases

6-10-13 -- American Electric Power Awarded EEI's 2013 Edison Award

12-20-12 -- SWEPCO's John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant Begins Commercial Operation Dec. 20 in SW Arkansas

6-5-12 -- SWEPCO Reaches Turk Power Plant Milestone: First Coal Train Arrives

12-22-11 -- AEP Resolves All Legal Challenges Against Turk Plant

7/25/11 -- Settlement reached in lawsuits challenging John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant

3/30/11 -- SWEPCO, City of Hope sign water supply agreement for Turk Plant construction

6/24/10 -- SWEPCO changing Turk Plant status in Arkansas; Construction will continue under option to sell power in other markets

6/1/10 -- SWEPCO seeks rehearing of Turk Plant ruling

1/22/10 -- Arkansas regulators confirm Turk Plant air permit

10/22/09 -- Arkansas Supreme Court Will Review Turk Plant Case; Plant Construction Continues

6/29/09 -- SWEPCO Seeks Arkansas Supreme Court Review of Turk Plant Case; Plant Construction Continues

3-18-09 -- SWEPCO reports potential wetlands impact to Corps of Engineers; Company will work with EPA, Corps to resolve issues

12-5-08 -- Turk Plant construction can continue pending appeal

12-2-08 -- Turk Plant construction should continue

11/5/2008 -- SWEPCO receives ADEQ air permit for Turk Power Plant

9/30/2008 -- Commitment to Turk Plant remains strong

7/3/2008 -- SWEPCO receives Texas Commission approval to build 600-MW coal-fueled plant

3/25/2008 -- SWEPCO Receives Louisiana Commission Approval To Build 600-MW Coal-Fueled Plant

2/11/2008 -- UACCH Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift for Scholarships from SWEPCO (news release issued by the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope)

11/27/2007 - SWEPCO Receives Arkansas Commission Approval to Build 600-MW Coal-Fueled Plant

5/4/2007 - AEP awards contract to the Shaw Group for new 600-megawatt Turk Power Plant in SW Arkansas

11/29/2006 - Gross named manager for SWEPCO's Turk Power Plan

11/9/2006 - Company names its three proposed power Plants after former company presidents

8/10/2006 - SWEPCO Announces Hempstead County as site for New Baseload Generation Power Plant

5/31/2006 - SWEPCO Announces Plans for New Generation

12/9/2005 - SWEPCO seeks bids for new generation

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The information you provide to us will be used to respond to requests you may make for services. Some or all of this information may be added to your permanent account record and may be used for research purposes.

In addition, we may use elements of this information in the following situations:

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  2. We may transfer the information as part of a merger, consolidation, acquisition, divestiture or other corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy);
  3. We may make the information available to third parties who are providing the product, service or information that you have requested (but not your password);
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  7. We may disclose the information if we believe that disclosure is required by law or regulation or in response to a subpoena or other order of a court or other governmental agency.

SWEPCO uses Flurry Analytics Service (provided by Yahoo) in order to improve its mobile apps. Flurry’s privacy policy governs the use of this information.

Also, SWEPCO reserves the right to share any aggregated information (i.e., non-personally identifiable information) with any third parties for any reason, unless prohibited by law.

We will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose the information we gather about you or your account to any third party, except as outlined in this Privacy Policy.


SWEPCO takes reasonable steps to protect your personally identifiable information as it is transferred to us, through the use of Web technologies such as the Secure Sockets Layer and others. However, no Internet transmission of information is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from SWEPCO may not be secure.

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This policy was last revised on December 13, 2017.

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