What is Energy Deregulation? When is it Coming to Lubbock, Texas?

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Deregulation refers to the removal of restrictions in an industry, be it banking, aviation, or telecommunications. When it comes to energy, this takes the form of energy deregulation, or ‘electricity and natural gas choice.’ This simply means that you, as a residential customer, have the power to select your own energy provider, thereby giving you…

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Who Are The Major Energy Broker Serving Lubbock?

Brief Recap of Energy Deregulation Energy deregulation is a significant shift in the electricity market that removes restrictions and opens the industry to competition. This means consumers, for the first time, have the freedom to choose their electricity provider. In Lubbock, Texas, energy deregulation is expected to roll out in early 2024, transforming the way…

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Who is LP&L? – A Complete Guide to Lubbock’s Power Supplier

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Who is LP&L? A Brief Overview Lubbock Power & Light, often referred to as LP&L, is a municipally owned electric utility company serving Lubbock, Texas. Established in 1917, it has grown to be one of the largest municipal electric utilities in the United States, providing low-cost, reliable electric service to over 62,000 customers in Lubbock.…

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Our Response to the June 27, 2023 Letter from Joel Ivy

June 28, 2023   Dear Lubbock Residents, As we continue to steer towards energy deregulation, we’re witnessing historic strides by Lubbock Power and Light (LP&L). While their initial timeline proposed a go-live date in October following a tentative customer shopping window in August, the final federal approval that was expected on April 23 has been…

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Federal Regulatory Holdup Could Stall Lubbock Power & Light’s Shift to Retail Electric Choice


June 23, 2023 Lubbock Power & Light (LP&L) and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) might be forced to postpone the projected integration of LP&L into the retail competition market due to a recent decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The two entities jointly updated the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) about…

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