OPUC Spotlight

OPUC has intervened in the case before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in which the City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power & Light (LP&L) is requesting an annual Transmission Cost of Service (TCOS) of $45,005,314 and an annual wholesale transmission rate of $630.54 per megawatt (MW). LP&L is a municipally owned electric utility that serves over 107,000 retail electric customers, including Texas Tech University. OPUC will represent the residential and small commercial customers that will pay the wholesale transmission rates.

OPUC has intervened in the case before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in which Texas-New Mexico Power Company, NM Green Holdings, Inc., and Avangrid Inc. are seeking Regulatory Approvals for a change in ownership and control structure. Texas-New Mexico Power Company is an electric transmission and distribution utility company which serves four areas of Texas, all located in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas region. OPUC will participate to ensure that the proposed transaction is in the public interest.

OPUC has intervened in the case before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in which Monarch Utilities I, L.P. is seeking authority for a revenue requirement increase of approximately $3.2 million or 9.80% for water, and approximately $0.6 million or 14.28% for wastewater.  Monarch Utilities I, L.P. is a Class A water utility serving 29,468 water connections and 4,278 wastewater connections of primarily residential customers.

OPUC has intervened in the case before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in which Corix Utilities (Texas), Inc. is seeking authority to consolidate 22 water systems and 11 rate regions and approval of a revenue requirement increase of approximately $860,000 or 15% for water, and approximately $700,000 or 19.8% for wastewater.  Corix Utilities (Texas), Inc. is a Class B water utility serving 4,874 water connections and 871 wastewater connections.

OPUC has intervened in the case before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in which Kendall West Utility, LLC is seeking authority for a revenue requirement increase of approximately $723,000 or 67%. Kendall West is a Class B water utility serving 1,091 meter equivalents of primarily residential customers in Kendall County, Texas.