On Tuesday, Xcel Energy filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asking for approval of an interconnection switching fee in the event Lubbock Power & Light disconnects from the Xcel Energy transmission system and Southwest Power Pool regional power grid to interconnect a portion of the city’s system with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.

LP&L has proposed to move approximately 70 percent of its retail electric loads to ERCOT as early as June 2019.


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