Month: May 2023

BPUB Receives Grant for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

By evramirez | May 30, 2023 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces the award of $5 million from the United States Department of Interior Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Grants: Water and Energy Efficiency Grant. This grant will specifically support BPUB’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Project. AMI is a state-of-the-art system aimed at improving the efficiency and accuracy of metering electric…

Terms of TEF Distribution Finalized

By evramirez | May 3, 2023 |

The distribution of the $31.35 million Tenaska Equity Fund (TEF) was finalized Tuesday night at a Brownsville City Commission meeting on May 2. Brownsville commissioners acted on a resolution approved May 1 by the Board of Directors of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) based on recommendations made by a joint subcommittee of BPUB and…

BPUB Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

By evramirez | May 1, 2023 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has been recognized by the American Public Power Association (APPA) with the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® Diamond designation for its exceptional service and commitment to providing safe and reliable electric service to its customers. BPUB is now a four-time RP3 designation recipient — Platinum in 2014 and Diamond…