The lights are big and bright deep in the heart of the Lone Star State, thanks to AEP Texas Central (TCC). The utility, formerly named Central Power and Light, provides regulated electric utility services to 766.000 customers in its 100,000 sq. ml. service territory in south and west Texas. TCC operates more than 29,600 miles of transmission and distribution lines in Texas; its transmission assets are managed by
. In addition to distributing power, AEP Texas also reads electric meters. maintains and repairs power lines, and takes care of connections and disconnections.