It’s now being referred to as the 2019 solution, not decision.

Lubbock Power & Light leaders announced Thursday — shortly after the approval of the Public Utility Commission of Texas — they hope to join the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) in 2019 when its contract with Xcel Energy expires.

This move, which had been coined the “2019 decision,” would place the city of Lubbock on the same grid as most of Texas. ERCOT manages the flow of electric power to 24 million Texas customers and represents about 90 percent of the state’s electric load.

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