A battle being fought at the federal level will place $88.7 million in infrastructure costs on either Lubbock rate-payers or the rest of Xcel’s customers as Lubbock looks to cut ties and join the Texas electric grid.

Xcel Energy has announced that it will seek $88.7 million in fees from Lubbock Power & Light for infrastructure costs as Lubbock aims to switch to the Texas grid.

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