Texas Gov. Names Current Public Utility Counsel, Former PUC Staffer As Texas PUC Commissioner
June 18, 2021 Email This Story Copyright 2010-21 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lori Cobos to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for a term set to expire September 1, 2021.
As an interim appointment, Cobos can begin serving immediately after being sworn in and completing her training.
Cobos has served as the Chief Executive and Public Counsel for the Office of Public Utility Counsel (OPUC) since April 2019.
Cobos has over 17 years of broad experience in the Texas electric power industry in both the public and private sector. She served in several senior-level positions at the PUC, including serving as an advisor for two PUC Commissioners, assistant counsel to the PUC Executive Director, and senior policy analyst in the PUC’s policy development division, and served as in-house counsel at ERCOT.