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Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Substation outages knock out power in parts of San Marcos

Two San Marcos electric substations were knocked out simultaneously at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, leaving parts of the city without electricity for about an hour and a half.

Monday, December 6th, 2010

City studies new regs for residential wind, solar

San Marcos city officials are attempting to encourage the installation of private solar panels and wind turbines with new regulations. People who install such devices could sell surplus power back to the city and other electricity providers.

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

City tables 25-year energy deal with LCRA

As the San Marcos City Council nears signing a 25-year extension with the Lower Colorado River Authority as the city utility company's energy provider, concerns about transparency have emerged. Neither the LCRA nor the city wants the...

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Mayor honors youth advocate, proclaims power week

Police Officer Danny Arrendondo was recognized as the Youth Advocate of the Month. Mayor Susan Narvaiz also proclaimed "Public Power Week."

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Kyle Dicke has plethora of posts

It has been an eventful summer for Kyle Dicke, Assistant Director of Public Services-Electric Utility in San Marcos. He was elected to serve on two executive boards in the state of Texas.

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Utility donates 32 fans for drive

San Marcos Electric Utility has donated 32 box fans to help residents cool off and save electricity during this summer of oppressive heat and drought.