Street Lighting

Street lights in Abilene are owned and maintained by several entities. While the majority within the city belong to American Electric Power (AEP), the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Taylor Electric Cooperative, and the City also own and maintain a portion of Abilene street lights.

Most of the street lights (8,700 or more) are owned and maintained by AEP. The street lights that are maintained by the other entities. If the street light in question is not the responsibility of one of these entities, then it is probably maintained by AEP

Reporting a Street Light Outage

To report a street light that is maintained by AEP:

  • Report Online on AEP's website
  • Call 1-866-223-8508
    There will be a menu to navigate through. After reporting the outage, you should request a report number. This number is required if you want to check on the status of the repair at a later time.