Jan. 9 — After 2021 when LP&L’s wholesale contract with Xcel Energy ends, two new agreements for almost a third of Lubbock’s electric needs are set to begin within the Southwest Power Pool, which Lubbock is seeking to leave. That means, if approved, about two-thirds of the city’s power would come from the ERCOT grid. Retail competition for electricity is not possible in SPP but would be in ERCOT.

— Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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