Texas Co-op Power Magazine

Listed below are some BTU featured articles from the Texas Co-op Power magazine. Click on the following month/year to view an article.

2017

June 2017 June 2017

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Switch to Safety: Don’t Take These Warning Signs Lightly
  • If These Buildings Could Talk…Oh Wait, They Can
  • Storm Preparedness                    
May 2017 May 2017

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Electrical Safety Month
  • Lake Bryan
  • Don’t Be a Victim of Scams                    
  • Youth Tour Winners: Government in Action
  • BTU in the Community
April 2017 April 2017

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • High-Wire Heroes
  • Mayor Andrew Nelson: Efficiency, Expansion, and Working as Smart as We Can
  • New Bryan Mobile Apps                    
  • SmartHOME
  • Paperless Billing
March 2017 March 2017

  • Board Meeting Notes                    
  • Website benefits
  • BTU Board Spotlight: Buppy Simank
  • Spring and Summer Energy Tips
  • Employee Spotlight: Matthew Goodson
Feb 2017 February 2017

  • Board Meeting Notes                    
  • Downtown Bryan Impact Award
  • Village Foods, Aldi, and GG Enterprises
  • Food for Families Food Drive
  • Four Easy Payment Options
Jan 2017 January 2017

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Social Media
  • BTU Bill Redesign
  • Youth Tour Applications Needed                    
  • Insulate and Save
  • Lighting Boonville Road

 

2016

Dec 2016 December 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Energy Myths
  • Food for Families Food Drive
  • Christmas Tree Safety and Disposal
  • 2017 Kids Art Calendar
Nov 2016 November 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Cooking Tips
  • Energy-Saving Tips
  • Online Tracking Map
  • Four Easy Payment Options
Oct 2016 October 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Service Awards
  • Tackle Home Projects Safely
  • Safe and Happy Halloween
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
Sept 2016 September 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Texas Reds
  • Commitment to Customer Service
  • More Lights, More Comfort
  • Employee Spotlight
Aug 2016 August 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Energy Conservation
  • When Disaster Strikes: Putting Preparation into Practice
  • Back to School Safety
  • Fridays are Better in Bryan
July 2016 July 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Brazos County Pride
  • Local Family Business, World Wide Customers
  • Scholarship Winners
  • Safe RV Camping With Generators
June 2016 June 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Community Connections
  • City of Bryan Parks and Recreation: Two Grand Openings
  • Employee Spotlight
  • Summer Fun at Clara B. Mounce Public Library
May 2016 May 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Employee Spotlight
  • New Building, Same Philosophy: Inside the new St. Joseph ER
  • Summer Energy Tips
  • City of Bryan “Lunch and Learn” Seminars
April 2016 April 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Chili Cook Off Winner
  • Beer, Boots, and History (All in a Bottle)
  • Paperless Billing
  • Code Enforcement
March 2016 March 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Paperless Billing
  • Board Member Art Hughes
  • Downtown Bryan: When Vision Becomes Reality
  • Why I love BTU’s SmartHOME Program
February 2016 February 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Easy Payment Options
  • Electrical Safety: During and After Storms
  • Food for Families Food Drive a Big Success
  • Mayor’s Downtown Impact Award Winners
January 2016 January 2016

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Forward Thinking: Axis Pipe and Tube
  • Energy Efficiency is Smart Business
  • Keep Warm All Winter!
  • Employee Spotlight

 

2015

December 2015 December 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • BTU Website Wins National Award
  • Keeping You Powered
  • Keeping You Informed
  • Holiday Lighting
November 2015 November 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • 2014 Audit
  • Smart Business
  • Home Safety Tips
  • Employee Spotlight
October 2015 October 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Service Awards Banquet
  • Bryan Health and Wellness
  • Public Safety
  • Recycle Your Way to a Better World
September 2015 September 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • TPPA Distinguished Service: Vicki Reim
  • Youth Tour Wrap Up
  • Smart Home / Smart Business
  • Celebrating Public Power
August 2015 August 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Hurricane Season
  • Bryan Drive-In Recycling Center
  • Employee Spotlight
  • Substation Technicians and Engineers
July 2015 July 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Water Quality Report
  • New BTU Board Member
  • Energy-Efficient Solar Screens
  • Meter Technicians
June 2015 June 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Energy-Efficient Windows
  • Line Workers
  • Clara B. Mounce Library
May 2015 May 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Youth Tour
  • Insulation
  • Summer Energy Tips
  • Bryan Golf Trail
April 2015 April 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • SmartHOME: Save Money, Live Comfortably
  • Educated Energy
  • City of Bryan Photo Contest
  • Employee Spotlight
March 2015 March 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • BTU Board Chairman Honored as IEEE Fellow
  • I Am Bryan. Are You?
  • Do You Love Lake Bryan? Say ‘Thank You’ to BTU
  • Utility Poles
February 2015 February 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Food for Families
  • Bryan’s Builders Incentive Program
  • Downtown Bryan Impact Award
  • The State of Energy in Texas
January 2015 January 2015

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • From Edison to LED
  • Bryan’s Hidden Gem: Coulter Airfield
  • Keeping You Informed: BTU Power Outage Map
  • Scrap Metal Artistry

 

2014

December 2014 December 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • City of Bryan Photo Contest
  • 2015 BTU Calendar
  • Downtown Bryan Among State’s Newest Cultural Districts
  • Winter Energy Savings Tips
November 2014 November 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Kent Moore Cabinets: Service and Innovation for Custom Cabinet Industry
  • Food for Families is Wednesday, Dec. 10
  • Generator Safety 101
  • Holiday Lighting Safety Tips
October 2014 October 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • New Water Rates Encourage Conservation
  • How One Business Modernized It’s Office Using BTU’s SmartBUSINESS Incentive Program
  • BTU Honors Employees and Annual Banquet
  • Kick Off Your Football Weekend in Bryan
September 2014 September 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • BTU’s Powertown Demonstration Teaches Children Safety Around Power Lines
  • 2014 Youth Tour Provided Three Area Students the Trip of a Lifetime
  • BTU Honored for Outstanding System Achievement
  • Get Ready to Celebrate Texas Reds 2014!
August 2014 August 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Hilton Garden Inn Offers Modern Amenities
  • Get Ready to Celebrate Texas Reds 2014!
  • BTU Family Member Dion Mack Receives Basketball Scholarship
  • BTU to Highlight Public Power Week in October
July 2014 July 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Locally-Owned FIBERTOWN Provides High-Tech Support for Gulf Coast Companies
  • Bush Library Foundation and BTU Name 2014 Scholarship Winners
  • Cool Off This Summer! 10 Energy-Saving Tips to Help You Save Money
  • Going Green from the Ground Up
June 2014 June 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • SmartHOME Incentive Program Helps BTU Customers Save Money
  • System Reliability
  • New Construction
  • Employee Spotlight
May 2014 May 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • BTU Receives RP3 Diamond Designation from APPA
  • Transformers 101
  • BTU Sends Three Area Students to Washington, D.C.
  • Employee Spotlight
April 2014 April 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Top Five Reasons to Visit Lake Bryan
  • SmartHOME Incentive Program Helps BTU Customers Save Money
  • Summer Savings Tips
  • Kiosks! Pay Your Bill Quickly and Easily
March 2014 March 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Phillips Center Expands Options for Brazos Valley
  • Substations 101: Powerful Connections That Affect Our Daily Lives
  • Don’t Blow the Party
  • Employee Spotlight
February 2014 February 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Driving Forward: A Better Drive-Through Window
  • Government-In-Action Youth Tour 2014: BTU Offers Teens a Capital Trip
  • Food for Families Food Drive a Success
  • SmartHOME Incentive Programs Help BTU Customers Save Money and Live Comfortably
January 2014 January 2014

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • The Benefits of BTU’s Tree Trimming Program
  • BTU is Online and Better than Ever
  • Area Students Portray How Electricity is Used
  • Government-In-Action Youth Tour 2014: BTU Offers Teens a Capital Trip

 

2013

December 2013 December 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Santa’s Wonderland: A Texas-Sized Holiday
  • BTU Completes Phases I and II of the South Loop Project
  • Smart Business: Energy Efficiency Program
November 2013 November 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Food, Wine & Fun at Texas Reds
  • Holiday Lighting Safety Tips
  • KBTX Annual Food for Families Food Drive
October 2013 October 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • The Bigger Picture: IMAX Theater Comes to Bryan
  • Winter Savings Tips
  • BTU Honors Employees at Annual Banquet
September 2013 September 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival
  • BTU Celebrates Public Power Week
  • New Head Drum Major for the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band Hails from Bryan and the BTU Family
August 2013 August 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Bryan Texas Utilities Enters the New Frontier of Renewable Energy
  • Brazos Valley Fair & Expo – Not Your Average County Fair
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably
July 2013 July 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably – Solar Screens
  • George Bush Presidential Library Foundation and BTU Name 2013 Public Service Scholarship Winners
June 2013 June 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Meet Your BTU Board – Bill Ballard
  • Dig into Reading
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably – Window Basics
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably
May 2013 May 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Meet Your BTU Board – Flynn Adcock
  • BTU Area Students Travel to Washington, D.C. as part of 2013 Youth Tour
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably – Insulation Basics
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably
April 2013 April 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Crestview – Changing the Way You Think of Retirement Living
  • Meet Your BTU General Manager
  • Bryan’s Messina Hof Named Top All-Around Winery, Wins International Acclaim
  • Save Money & Live Comfortably
March 2013 March 2013

  • Brazos County Youth Livestock Show
  • Gary Miller Named General Manager of Bryan Texas Utilities
  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Meet Your BTU Board – David Bairrington
February 2013 February 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Meet your BTU Board – Ben Hardeman
  • Thank You Brazos Valley For Donating Nearly 200,000 Pounds of Food for KBTX Media’s Food For Families Food Drive
  • DBA Calls on Community to Help Save the Queen
  • BTU Offers Teens A Capital Trip
January 2013 January 2013

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Meet Your BTU Board – Paul Turney
  • BTU Bank Draft Payment Options
  • Powerful Pictures Portray Electrical Safety
  • Government-In-Action Youth Tour 2013 BTU Offers Teens a Capital Trip
  • BTU’s Shawndra Green Opts to Be the One to Help Children Learn to Read

 

2012

December 2012 December 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Woodson Lumber to Celebrate 100 Years of Helping Texans Build Texas
  • BTU’s 20th Annual P2 Helps Realize Dream for Youngest Racer; Supports Active Living
  • Congratulations to BTU’s 20th Annual p2 Winners
  • Pay your Utility Bill 24/7 with BTU Kiosks
November 2012 November 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Power Production Team Spotlight- Bobby Wilkins, Chief Operator and Mark Wolchik, Control Room Operator
  • KBTX-TV’s 17th Annual Food for Families Food Drive
  • BTU Honors Employees at Annual Banquet
October 2012 October 2012

  • Pay your Utility Bill 24/7 with BTU Kiosks
  • Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival ’12
  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Giving Back to the Community
  • Celebrate Public Power at BTU’s 20th Annual Power Pedal
  • Therapy That Heals
  • Employee Spotlight – Bill Bullock, Division Manager, Information Technology
September 2012 September 2012

  • Pay your Utility Bill 24/7 with BTU Kiosks
  • Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival ’12
  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Atrea at Old Town Center Earns Guest Acclaim
  • Celebrate Public Power at BTU’s 20th Annual Power Pedal
  • Employee Spotlight – Terry Toole
August 2012 August 2012

  • Celebrate Public Power at BTU’s 20th Annual Power Pedal
  • Congratulations, Scholarship Winner!
  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Dan Wilkerson Honored Retirement Reception
  • BTU’s Safety City Teaches Children How to be Safe with Electricity
  • Easily Pay your Utility Bill with BTU Kiosks
July 2012 July 2012

  • A Legacy of Excellence – Dan Wilkerson Retires after 34 Years of Dedicated Service
June 2012 June 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • George Bush Presidential Library Foundation and BTU Name 2012 Public Service Scholarship Winners
  • BTU Area Students Travel to Washington, D.C. as part of 2012 Youth Tour
  • Family Fun Abounded at BTU’s 4th Annual d2
  • Congratulations dansby duo winners
  • Where Fun and Learning go Hand-in-Hand
May 2012 May 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Options Abound for Educating Bryan Area Youth
  • Power Track’s Coming Back
  • Employee Spotlight – Sonia Cerda, New Service Assistant, Engineering & Line Design Department
April 2012 April 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Bryan Texas Utilities’ Dansby Duo to Attract Local Participants
  • The South Loop Project Bringing More Available and Reliable Service to Brazos County
  • Easily Pay your Utility Bill with BTU Kiosks
  • Employee Spotlight – Paul Buckner, Key Accounts Manager, Energy Management Division
March 2012 March 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Bryan Texas Utilities’ Dansby Duo to Attract Local Participants
  • Automated Metering Update from BTU
  • Easily Pay Your Utility Bill with BTU Kiosks
  • Slovacek’s – You’ll Love Their Sausage and Their Community Spirit
  • BTU Honored with Growing Green Award
February 2012 February 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Meet your BTU Board – Chris Peterson
  • Generous Donors Bring in Over $115,000 and 241,000 Pounds of Food at KBTX Media’s 16th Annual Food For Families Food Drive
  • Government-In-Action Youth Tour 2012 BTU Offers Teens the “Trip of a Lifetime” for FREE!
  • Bryan Texas Utilities’ Dansby Duo to Attract Local Participants
  • New Payment Kiosks Coming Soon, Plus Other Easy Payment Options
January 2012 January 2012

  • Board Meeting Notes
  • Automated Metering BTU is Going Digital Monthly Update from BTU
  • BTU Bank Draft Payment Options
  • Local students show what BTU means to them by drawing powerful pictures
  • Government-In-Action Youth Tour 2012 BTU Offers Teens a Capital Experience
  • Benchmark Study Shows BTU #1 in the West on Reliability Indicator
  • Employee Spotlight – Steve Ingram, Communications Supervisor, Communications Division
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