Feb. 14 — Electric competition in Texas recently passed its 16th anniversary, and our citizens continue to reap the benefits of a market, rather than a government, allocating energy resources and competing for electricity customers. Recently, the city of Lubbock, the sole electricity provider to city residents, asked to join the competitive market. Moving Texas’ third-largest municipal utility, with its 100,000 customers, into the state’s unique electricity market is historic and confirms the virtues of competitive electric markets.

— Dallas Morning News Op-Ed