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By Robb Watson

Originally written by Larry Jones for AEP Texas Now

Ray Covey, AEP Texas manager of Economic and Business Development, hosted representatives from Oncor Electric Delivery and Centerpoint Energy along with Carlton Schwab, chief executive officer of the Texas Economic Development Council, during a luncheon training session for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism.

Economic_Development_Lunch_and_LearnThis AEP Texas sponsored “Lunch & Learn” was the fifth in a series of monthly outreach sessions, and offered an overview on electric utility trends, issues and industry terminology.  “It is critical that we keep our state agency personnel well-informed on current issues and topics that relate to economic development,” Covey said. “The better prepared and informed these economic development professionals are, the greater the potential for success at the community level and, ultimately, at AEP Texas.”

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