Month: October 2014
Some lucky members of the community received a tour of many BPUB facilities Oct. 17 as part of BPUB’s community tour program. This event is an opportunity for our customers to see firsthand what BPUB does on behalf of the community every day. Most people take for granted what it takes to get power in…
BROWNSVILLE, TX – Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are working to restore service to approximately 1,484 customers in northeast Brownsville. The interruption began at approximately 12:03 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 when the Brownsville Police Department reported a wire down near FM 802 and Paredes Line Road in Brownsville
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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.
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has discontinued the rolling blackouts that were ordered late Wednesday afternoon. At this time, all Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) customers should have power restored.
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – A car accident early Thursday morning broke an electrical pole at Military Highway and Alton Gloor Boulevard belonging to American Electric Power (AEP). The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has a line attached to that pole, which caused an outage that affected almost 3,000 BPUB customers. The car accident happened at 2:34…
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a transmission emergency for the Rio Grande Valley. The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) along with the other Rio Grande Valley utilities has been instructed to shed electric load.
The shares and likes came fast and furious in October as people shared and liked their favorite entries in the 2014 Public Power Month Poster Contest.
BPUB has made it easier than ever to report outages or other service-related problems with the launch of an outage reporting application on the BPUB website.
BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that electrical crews will be completing work in the Brownsville Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. until approximately 10 a.m.