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BPUB: ERCOT Requests Electrical Conservation

By bpub | April 14, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB: ERCOT Requests Electrical Conservation

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) announces that the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has requested that customers throughout Texas conserve electricity due to high generation outages and higher than expected demand. ERCOT says the state is currently in Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) 1 status, which occurs when reserves dip to…

BPUB Resumes Normal Billing Practices

By bpub | April 13, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Resumes Normal Billing Practices

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) returned to normal billing practices on April 13. This means that the Feb. 15, 2021, suspension of service disconnections to electric, water and wastewater residential and commercial customers is no longer in effect. This change mirrors a similar decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Texas…

BPUB Not Increasing Rates, Helps Customers Understand Electric Bills

By bpub | March 11, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Not Increasing Rates, Helps Customers Understand Electric Bills

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) wants to remind customers that there is no increase in the BPUB electric rates and charges in the March bills. As temperatures dipped, this made your heating equipment run longer and at maximum capacity – thereby using more electricity. Just a few days of extreme temperatures…

BPUB Keeps March Bills at Current Rates and Charges

By bpub | March 8, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Keeps March Bills at Current Rates and Charges

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board wants its customers to know that there are no changes to rates or other charges in the current March bills that are going out. BPUB continues to look into the high costs of natural gas and purchased power costs during the storm event to determine what, if…

BPUB Warns of Scam Reports in Winter Storm Aftermath

By bpub | February 22, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Warns of Scam Reports in Winter Storm Aftermath

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) warns customers of scam attempts related to the winter storm that hit Texas last week. Customers have reported individuals claiming to work for BPUB requesting access to customer yards or claiming to be there to change the meter. There have also been reports of scam calls…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 12:00 a.m. Update

By bpub | February 21, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 12:00 a.m. Update

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now, Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 6:00 a.m. Update

By bpub | February 20, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 6:00 a.m. Update

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 12:00 a.m. Update

By bpub | February 20, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 12:00 a.m. Update

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 9:00 a.m.

By bpub | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 9:00 a.m.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…

BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 6 a.m.

By bpub | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on BPUB Restoring Service Outages – 6 a.m.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Right now Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) crews are out in the field restoring electricity to customers who lost power due to equipment-related service issues. Crews are troubleshooting the areas affected and will be providing an estimated time of restoration as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, customers can help…