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Reflecting on 2019: LP&L’s Top 5 Stories

What a year! Here’s a look at the top 5 stories on Plugged In from 2019. 

1. Friday Night Lights: Keeping Lubbock’s High School Stadiums Lit

Meet City of Lubbock Utilities Account Support Specialist Kista Jones. As part of her job responsibilities, she helps her clients by being a problem solver and managing their accounts. Fall is especially an exciting time for her family because it signals the kickoff of Friday Night Lights and football season with her son, Jaylon, the starting quarterback for the Estacado High School Matadors varsity football team.

2. Tiffany Lilly-Essix helps East Lubbock youth follow their dreams and achieve success

Lilly-Essix is a customer service representative at City of Lubbock Utilities. When she’s not helping customers, she’s helping the community through her volunteer work in East Lubbock.  

3. 2019 Texas Lineman's Rodeo 

Check out the behind-the-scenes video of LP&L’s linemen practicing for the 2019 Texas Lineman's Rodeo in Seguin.

4. The Show Must Go On: Moonlight Musicals Powers Back to Action

The Saturday, June 23 outdoor performance of “The Music Man” was running just as the cast and crew had rehearsed it. Then, in the middle of Act 1, the sound stopped and the lights flickered and faded one by one, leaving the entire stage and its 400 show attendees in the dark.

5. Why Do We Use More Energy in the Summer?

The end of summer is often the hottest part of the season, which means West Texans are doing everything they can to keep cool. Weather is the #1 driver of energy use in your home. KCBD (NBC) Meteorologist John Robison explains why.

2020 brings a new decade with new stories to tell. Bookmark Plugged In and check back for new customer and employee stories, energy saving and safety tips and the latest news! Be sure to also follow us on social and subscribe to our customer newsletter.  

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