News & Events

April 20, 2021

2021 Golden Spread Update

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April 14, 2021

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 1 2021)


January 12, 2021

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 4 2020)


November 2, 2020

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 3 2020)


July 14, 2020

New President and CEO Named

The Board of Directors of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. has elevated Kari Hollandsworth to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 2, 2020.

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July 16, 2020

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 2 2020)


April 22, 2020

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 1 2020)


September 17, 2020

2019 Golden Spread Update

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January 16, 2020

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 4 2019)


October 17, 2019

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 3 2019)


July 25, 2019

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 2 2019)


April 5, 2019

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 1 2019)


August 20, 2018

2018 TEC Youth Tour


November 28, 2018

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 3 2018)


July 11, 2018

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 2 2018)


February 12, 2018

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 1 2018)

GSEC Strategic Planning 
TCEC & GSEC PPA
SPS Wind Settlement
Member Services/Key Accounts Forum
Communication Planning Workshop
Greg Stark Training
GSEC Facility Improvements
Member Services Updates (Larry Shields) Read more


November 19, 2017

TEC Communications Director Featured in "20 Under 40"

Elizabeth McVey, the Director of Communications for Taylor Electric Cooperative, Inc. was recently featured in the Abilene Reporter-News... Read more


October 2, 2017

GSEC Leadership Visits NRECA

NRECA was pleased to host Golden Spread Electric Co-op (TX) CEO Mark Schwirtz and his senior leadership team... Read more


September 6, 2017

Utility Dive Reports on GSEC's Clean Energy

The popular utility and transmission news publication Utility Dive interviewed VP of Member Services, John Eichelmann, about GSEC's clean energy resources... Read more


September 1, 2017

NRECA Hurricane Harvey Recovery Updates

NRECA CEO Jim Matheson discusses the latest updates on recovery efforts by electric cooperatives around the state... Read more


August 31, 2017

TEC & GSEC Members' Response to Hurricane Harvey

Texas Electric Cooperatives and several of GSEC's Member Cooperatives share status updates on social media of their recovery efforts in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey... Read more


August 30, 2017

NRECA Responds to Hurricane Harvey

Read some of NRECA's important talking points regarding one of the most devastating storms to hit the Texas coast in the state's history as well as the relief and recovery efforts from local electric Cooperatives. Read more


June 30, 2017

2017 TEC Youth Tour


May 11, 2017

2017 Directors Memorial Scholarship Recipients Named

Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. awarded eight (8) new scholarship winners at the May 2017 Annual Meeting... Read more


May 5, 2017

Golden Spread Gazette (Vol. 1 2017)

Big Country EC May 19 Solar Project Tour
Rita Blanca EC & South Plains EC DP Deregistration
Patronage and Contributed Capital Distributions
Meeting Your Needs Through Member Engagement
Newly Formed Services Committee
GSEC Joins Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives
New Hires Read more


March 22, 2017

Big Country EC to Bring 550kw Solar Farm

Big Country Electric Cooperative, Inc. will soon have access to 550 kilowatts of renewable energy thanks to a new solar farm facility being installed in its territory by Midwest Solar Power... Read more


January 26, 2017

Golden Spread Gazette (Q4-2016)

Directors Memorial Scholarship Policy
Youth in Action Tour
Approval of 2016 Load Forecast Study
Resource Plan for SPP and ERCOT
Enterprise System
Welcome Jennifer Faulkner - Electric Trading Analyst
Community Involvement Committee Read more


July 27, 2016

Golden Spread Gazette (Q2-2016)

Elk Station Fully Operational
Rider F
Sales Update
NRG to Assume Third Party O&M Duties at Mustang Station and Antelope Elk Energy Center
New Hires
Board Retirees Read more


May 20, 2016

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Six students from Member Cooperatives were chosen to be recipients of the Directors' Memorial Scholarship in 2016... Read more


April 22, 2016

Golden Spread Gazette (Q1-2016)

Board Service Recognition
Antelope Elk Energy Center Update
iNOTiFY – Weather Services Coming Soon
Board Members Meet with Legislators
New Golden Spread Board Committee Structure
Golden Spread Electric: Finance and Accounting News
Lesser Prairie Chicken (LPC) Range-Wide Plan (RWP)
Rural Utility Service (RUS) National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Rule
TCEC first utility in Oklahoma to offer its members com-munity solar
Please welcome our newest Board of Director! Read more


April 7, 2016

1st ERCOT Transmission Connection to AEEC Successful!

As of 1:15 PM today (April 6, 2015) Golden Spread energized the ERCOT switchyard at AEEC and made HISTORY with our first electric connection at a Golden Spread Generating Facility to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).  This completes the first of three check lists required by ERCOT in order to connect to their grid... Read more


January 13, 2016

Golden Spread Gazette (Q4-2015)

Mustang Station Updates
Grid Switching Efforts at AEEC
2016 Budget Update
RPSA Agreement
NRECA Audit
Risk-Based Registration Criteria
Strategic Planning: Natural Gas Market Presentation
Elk Station Update
ILRR Changes
Annual Strategic Planning Sessio Read more


October 13, 2015

Golden Spread Gazette (Q3-2015)

Antelope Elk Energy Center Celebration
Global Regulatory Settlement with SPS
Website Improvements
Minco Wind III Increased Capacity
2015 Electricity Demand Read more


April 16, 2015

Golden Spread Gazette (Q1-2015)

Purchased Power for Higher Education
2014 Patronage and Contributed Capital Distribution Read more


May 14, 2015

GSEC Volunteering at VA Hospital

GSEC employees spend time with our veterans playing bingo and serving refreshments... Read more


April 16, 2015

Texas electric grid vulnerable to cyber attack

The warnings are getting louder and louder. "It's not a question of if," said Chris Humphreys with The Anfield Group.  "It's a question of when." Read more


April 16, 2015

Prepping Food for Snack Pak 4 Kids

GSEC prepared food for the bag assembly process.... Read more


March 1, 2015

Looking Forward -> ->

As part of the effort that involves the annual October Strategic Board Meeting, Golden Spread has been working on its strategic planning efforts. Read more


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