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For Lubbock residents, conserving energy to prevent mass outages is a new thing to navigate

Until last year, Lubbock residents didn’t get electricity from the main power grid operated by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. Now, many residents are getting used to requests to limit electricity consumption.

Downtown Lubbock.
A Lubbock Power & Light electrical substation on July 14, 2022.
Drew Landry, a Lubbock resident and professor at South Plains College, on July 14, 2022.

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