How One Small South Texas Energy Company Kept Power on to Customers Through Historic Winter Storm

by Erica Hernandez,

Floresville Electric Light and Power System or FELPS serve about 17,000 customers in Wilson County. Beginning Sunday, Feb. 14 until Thursday, Feb. 18. the company has had a total of three brief outages, the longest outage lasting about three hours. Those outages were due to downed lines because of trees or ice. “As of right now, we have no outages,” FELPS CEO, Winston Low said. So how was a small electric company that is fed energy from CPS in San Antonio able to stay on? Low said there were several factors that led to them not having to do rolling outages….

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