In Our Service Area


There are 10 seaports within 250 miles of our service area. Texas seaports handle 564.7 million tons of cargo annually, accounting for $277.6 billion in economic activity for the State of Texas.


IH-35 and IH-10 provide access to international shipping in all directions. There are approximately 75 miles of north to south IH-35 access and nearly 70 of miles of east to west I-10 access in the service area.

Rail Lines

We host two major rail lines connecting commercial users and available sites and properties to rail shipping options. In total, there are 67 miles of existing rail crossing the service area.

Who we serve

Our service area is highlighted in blue. Major Texas metro areas are marked with green pins. Hover over each for more information. For a list of PEC economic development partners, click here.

Introducing PEC

PEC serves some of the fastest growing counties in the U.S., including areas of Austin and San Antonio. And our record growth isn't slowing down.

About the region

PEC provides power to nearly one million Texans who call the Hill Country home, and boasts more than 2.1 million people in its regional workforce pool.
colleges and university systems in the region
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workforce commute less than 30 minutes by car


Fair, equitable, and not-for-profit, your rates are based on the costs of maintaining our system and safely delivering your power.

PEC’s dedicated staff works to understand your operations, optimize your system and energy use, and foster a lasting relationship.

international highways service North to South and East to West corridors
seaports within 250 miles of PEC service area
international airports serving the region
major rail lines offering 67 miles of rail

Meet the Team

Tessa Doehrman Schmidtzinsky

Tessa represents PEC as Strategic Growth Manager, working with community leaders and area organizations facilitating economic development and business growth for the PEC service area.

Dawn Southwell

Dawn brings 15 years of utilities experience to PEC, and serves as Director, Commercial and Industrial Accounts, overseeing the development and implementation of partnerships with large commercial and industrial members.
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