Oct. 6 — The application was submitted to Texas’ Public Utility Commission, which will ultimately vote on whether Lubbock’s city-owned electric provider can disconnect from the Southwest Power Pool and connect to the ERCOT system. This vote could happen as soon as in the first quarter of 2018.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.