Texas811 is the largest on-call contact company in the country with more than 2,000 members. Founded in 1984 and known as Dig TESS until 2009, the non-profit organization has utility companies and municipalities as members to provide free underground utility marking for planned excavations. Texas811 provides around-the-clock availability by phone or online. Underground utilities include […]
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BTU is prepared for the freezing temperatures forecasted this weekend. While BTU and the Texas electric grid are ready to respond to high energy demands, there is always a risk of unexpected energy shortages in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region. Customers are encouraged to conserve energy whenever possible, especially during the early […]
Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of the Texas Municipal Power Agency’s (TMPA) Gibbons Creek Steam Electric Station, Reservoir and surrounding property to Charah® Solutions, Inc. The Gibbons Creek Station was constructed in 1982 to provide wholesale energy to the TMPA member cities of Bryan, Denton, Garland and […]
Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with McCord Engineering to perform an aerial survey along the power line easements of Texas Avenue from Cooner Street to Villa Maria Road.
Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has partnered with GreatBlue Research, LLC to conduct a customer satisfaction survey.
High school students can win an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 13-22, 2021, sponsored by Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU). The Government-in-Action Youth Tour is a youth leadership program sponsored by BTU and organized by Texas Electric Cooperatives and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. For more than 50 years, electric utilities across the country […]
Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has been awarded the Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost, quality, safe, and reliable electric service.
Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with Quality Pole Inspection and Maintenance to continue inspections and preservative treatment of wooden electric distribution poles within their rural territory.
Charah Solutions Finalizing Execution of Agreement with TMPA for the Acquisition, Remediation and Redevelopment of Gibbons Creek Steam Electric Station and Reservoir
Charah® Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry, today announced that it is negotiating an Asset Purchase Agreement with the Texas Municipal Power Agency (TMPA) to acquire, remediate and redevelop the Gibbons Creek Steam Electric Station and Reservoir.
Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU), through the assistance of a contractor, will be conducting an aerial inspection of various elements of the BTU power system on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 through Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.