June 1 — Work is underway on 140 miles of transmission lines outside the city limits of Lubbock that will connect to the ERCOT grid. That work is on the north, south and east sides of Lubbock. Meanwhile, the other portion of a capital improvement program is converting 69,000 volt lines to 155,000 volts within the city along with renovating or building 15 substations around Lubbock.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.