Connecting Texas Communiites
to A Brighter Future

As one of the fastest growing states in the country, Texas has a rapidly expanding need for energy. In fact, Texas produces and consumes more electricity than any other state, which is one of the reasons why the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has determined that the current infrastructure simply isn’t equipped to handle the expected load.

Without a doubt, Texas communities need access to renewable, affordable and reliable power. From wind and hydro to geothermal and solar, the Texas-made power sources are there – we just need to bring that supply to the regions that need it most.

Cross Texas Transmission has a strong track record for developing projects that not only improve overall grid reliability but actually help increase renewable energy adoption across the state. We have the experience to make the investment in our energy future a complete success.

How the Texas Electric Market works

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Generation

In Texas, generation companies turn energy sources (such as natural gas, coal, nuclear or wind) into electricity for public consumption. This energy is sold on an open market where retail electric providers then market and sell this energy to consumers and businesses.

Transmission

Cross Texas is solely an electric transmission company, which means we operate and maintain transmission lines that deliver bulk power to other utilities that in turn distribute the power directly to consumers and businesses through the lower voltage distribution system.

Distribution

Distribution is how the power ultimately gets to your home or business. After being delivered in bulk from transmission companies like Cross Texas, it is then distributed through the poles and wires you see in your neighborhood and sold by a retail electric provider.

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We’re here to answer your questions about energy and new projects that aim to improve reliability of the Texas electric grid. We can also answer your questions about connecting your project to Cross Texas Transmission's facilities.

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Regulatory Compliance

Cross Texas Transmission adheres to all guidelines set forth by state regulatory groups.

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