Shining a Light on Solar Power

Shining a Light on Solar Power Renewable energy is something that many of our customers are starting to consider. Because big wind turbines are not the most practical of solutions for most homes and businesses, solar power will be the solution to which many people turn, but it’s a decision that must be made only after many factors are considered. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) does have a small number of customers.. Read More

BPUB Update – Tree Trimming

Tree-canopied neighborhoods are cooler in the summer and the cold winter winds also are reduced from tree coverage. Trees ultimately help conserve energy and lower home energy costs.

Adjust Your Thermostat to Save Money

Just look at a thermometer and one thing is quickly made clear: summer is definitely here. Temperatures are soaring, and that rise in the heat usually means a rise in electrical bills as well. There is a simple way to combat that, though.

BPUB Asks Customers to Conserve Electricity

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) asks its customers to conserve electricity from today until Friday, June 5, especially during peak demand hours between 3-7 p.m. This request is being made as part of a call to limit or reduce electrical use in the Lower Rio Grande Valley sent out by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). BPUB wants its customers to know this issue is not isolated to any one energy.. Read More

BPUB Update – Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant

To meet growing demands, BPUB expanded the Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant, but it did a lot more than that. It also conquered the intermittent odor control issues there. Learn more about the improvements in this week’s BPUB Update. Don’t forget to like us at www.facebook.com/BrownsvillePUB or www.facebook.com/ILoveResacas for all the latest updates.

BPUB Awards First Check in GreenBusiness Program

BPUB’s GreenBusiness program is officially underway. Just ask Trico Products. That company was the first business to receive a rebate for updating its facility to be more energy efficient. Trico was awarded a check for $14,289 for its efforts.