UPDATED 11:10pm, March 16, 2022

SPEC officials says Xcel Energy fixed the equipment that failed and power was restored to SPEC customers at about 10:55pm.



Around 8pm on Wednesday night, over 7,000 South Plains Electric Co-op (SPEC) customers lost power in communities north of Lubbock.

SPEC substations in Shallowater, New Deal, Abernathy, Becton and Cotton Center all lost power at the same time, due to an Xcel Energy issue.

At the time this article was written, power has been out for an hour for those SPEC customers.

South Plains Electric Co-op Outage Map (SPEC) 03162022
SPEC Outage Map, March 16, 2022

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