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March 1, 2019

BTU Main Office to Close Early March 8th

The Bryan Texas Utilities main office, located at 205 E. 28th Street in Bryan, will close at 3 PM on Friday, March 8, for software system maintenance. All payment methods, including online customer accounts, kiosks, the drive through, and the interactive voice response (IVR) phone system, will be unavailable until the afternoon of Sunday, March […]

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Bryan Texas Utilities’ Credit Ratings Upgraded to High Grade Investments
November 21, 2018

Bryan Texas Utilities’ Credit Ratings Upgraded to High Grade Investments

The City of Bryan’s Chief Financial Officer Joe Hegwood announced today credit upgrades by Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Bond Rating services for Bryan Texas Utilities’ (BTU’s) City and Rural System Revenue Bonds. BTU’s Rural System Revenue Bonds were upgraded from A+ to AA- by both Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings. BTU’s City System […]

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BTU Enters Into 15-Year Solar Agreement
November 16, 2018

BTU Enters Into 15-Year Solar Agreement

Bryan Texas Utilities has entered into a 15-year agreement with a utility-scale solar plant development company to buy 100 megawatts (MW) of generation from a solar project in northeast Texas to be constructed in 2022. The Developer of the project builds, owns and operates power generation and energy storage projects in North America, South America, […]

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BTU to Perform Preventative Maintenance on Distribution Poles
November 8, 2018

BTU to Perform Preventative Maintenance on Distribution Poles

Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with Smith Mountain Investments to perform inspections and preservative treatment of wood electric distribution poles within parts of BTU’s Rural System. This program is part of an effort by BTU to identify poles that may need preventative maintenance or replacement as part of BTU’s overall preventative maintenance program. The […]

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October 16, 2018

Family Fall Fest at Lake Bryan Cancelled Due to Weather

The Family Fall Fest at Lake Bryan, scheduled for this Saturday, October 20, has been cancelled due to weather. The large volume of rain in Bryan/College Station has caused unfavorable conditions at the park, preventing the activities originally planned. Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) will host a similar event in the spring for the public to […]

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BTU to Host Free Public Event at Lake Bryan
October 3, 2018

BTU to Host Free Public Event at Lake Bryan

Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) is hosting the first ever Family Fall Fest at Lake Bryan on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 4 PM to 9:30 PM. This free event is open to the public and includes bounce houses, face painting, nonprofit and City of Bryan vendors, trick-or-treating, rides on Paw Paw’s Party Train, and more. […]

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BTU to Perform Territory-Wide Audit of Field Assets
September 17, 2018

BTU to Perform Territory-Wide Audit of Field Assets

Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with Davey Resource Group (DRG) to perform an audit of field assets, including poles, transformers, conductors, pedestals, and service-drops, throughout the entire BTU system—including Brazos County, and parts of Burleson and Robertson counties. To complete this work, DRG employees will need to access all BTU owned poles and equipment […]

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BTU Donates Illumination Station to Local Children’s Museum
July 20, 2018

BTU Donates Illumination Station to Local Children’s Museum

In 2017, BTU donated a new interactive exhibit to the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley. The Bryan Texas Utilities Illumination Station is a 4-foot tall LED peg board where kids can exercise their creativity and work on their fine motor skills! The exhibit official opened on August 5, 2017 for the enjoyment of all […]

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November 28, 2017

Bryan Texas Utilities Begins Pole Inspection

Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. to perform inspections and preservative treatment of wooden electric distribution poles. This program is part of an effort by BTU to identify poles that may need preventative maintenance or replacement as part of BTU’s overall preventative maintenance program. The project is scheduled to begin […]

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November 17, 2017

BTU Government-in-Action Youth Tour Application Opens

The Government-in-Action Youth Tour is a youth leadership program sponsored by Bryan Texas Utilities and organized by Texas Electric Cooperatives and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. For more than 50 years, electric utilities across the United States have been sending young adults to the nation’s capital for an action-packed tour. Highlights of the trip […]

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