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Lubbock Power and Light (LP&L), is the municipally owned electric utility of the City of Lubbock Texas, a Texas municipal corporation.
LP&L began operations in September 1917.
LP&L provides electricity to customers of Lubbock Texas. Click here to see our service territory.
LP&L is largest provider of electricity in Lubbock including providing electric service to Texas Tech University
LP&L is led by Dr. Gary Zheng who serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Electric Utilities.
LP&L is operated by an independent Electric Utility Board with officer status within the City of Lubbock. Board members are appointed by the Lubbock City Council and receive no compensation for their volunteer service.
LP&L is governed by the Lubbock City Council.
LP&L is a member of the West Texas Municipal Power Association.
LP&L's electric system revenue bonds are rated favorably.
LP&L's Business Office Operations provide billing, collection and meter reading services for the City of Lubbock Utilities. Customers receive one bill for LP&L electric service and City of Lubbock Utilities service which includes water, sewer, storm water and garbage.
LP&L provides many payment options to its customers including payments by web, phone, automated bank drafts and Western Union Pay Stations.
LP&L's electric rates are typically among the lowest in Texas.
LP&L is 3rd largest public power utility in Texas.*
LP&L is 31st largest public power utility in the United States.*
*American Public Power Association 2013-14 Annual Directory Statistical Report 100 Largest Public Power Utilities by Electric Customers Served, 2011
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