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Lubbock Power and Light

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Lubbock Power & Light (LP&L) is third largest municipal electric utility in Texas. LP&L serves more than 101,000 electric meters and owns and maintains 4,300 square miles (11,000 km2) of power lines and three power plants in and around the City of Lubbock, Texas.


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In 1909, Lubbock Electric Light & Power Company was the first attempt at forming a private power company in Lubbock but failed to get off the ground. Lubbock Light & Ice Company was formed in 1909 shortly after the demise of the first company and was somewhat more successful. But the expected profits couldn’t be realized and the company was sold in 1913 to two brothers who renamed the company Malone Light & Ice Company. That company also failed to prosper and on November 7, 1915 the Malone brothers sold their operations in Lubbock, Lockney, and Plainview to Texas Utilities Company. LP&L has served as the city’s municipal electric provider since 1917, when the citizens of Lubbock established LP&L to manage the electric power needs of the city. In November 2009 LP&L purchased Xcel Energy’s electricity distribution system within the city.

Lubbock Power & Light engages in the generation, distribution, and transmission of electricity. The company provides billing, collection, and meter reading services, as well as monthly utility statements for electric, water, sewer, solid waste, and storm water services to the customers of Lubbock. It facilitates customers to make payments through Web, phone, automated bank drafts, and the Western Union pay stations.

LP&L Management

  • David McCalla, Director of Electric Utilities
  • Richard Casner, General Counsel
  • Andy Burcham, Chief Financial Officer
  • Dana Box, Customer Service Manager
  • Chris Sims, Director of Communications and Compliance
  • Electric Utility Board

    On November 2, 2004, Lubbock voters elected to amend the Charter of the City to provide for an Electric Utility Board composed of nine Lubbock citizens and eligible voters appointed by City Council to govern, manage and operate the City’s electric utility. The Electric Utility Board is responsible for providing oversight on the efficient operation, maintenance, extension, preservation, competitiveness and promotion of an orderly economic and business-like administration of LP&L.

    Electric Utility Board Members

  • Greg Taylor, D. Williams & Co., P.C.
  • Jerry Bell, Board Vice Chairman
  • James Conwright, Financial Review Committee
  • Attorney Charles Dunn Lubbock, Law Offices of Charles Dunn
  • Glen Robertson, City of Lubbock Mayor
  • References

    Lubbock Power and Light Wikipedia

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