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May 26, 2023

Fitch Ratings Elevates BTU Financial Outlook 

BRYAN, TX — Fitch Ratings, a credit rating agency, has upgraded Bryan Texas Utilities’ financial outlook from stable to positive while affirming the AA- rating for both the city and rural electric systems. The positive outlook underscores BTU’s strong financial performance despite navigating challenging circumstances like extraordinary costs incurred from Winter Storm Uri. It also […]

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BTU lineworkers
April 4, 2023

April is National Lineworker Appreciation Month

As we celebrate National Lineworker Appreciation Month, we hope you can join us in recognizing just how crucial these unsung heroes are in powering our daily lives.

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September 6, 2022

Fast facts about solar power

Have questions about solar? Check out BTU’s most frequently asked questions about the service. If you have questions about installing solar panels, please contact our Energy Management Department at 979.821.5715 or Will I still receive a bill from BTU? Most solar systems are not designed to cover a home’s entire energy usage; so many […]

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September 2, 2022

BTU to Take Outage for Emergency System Repairs

BRYAN, TEXAS — Due to lightning damage from recent thunderstorms, crews must make emergency repairs to a transmission line. For safety reasons, approximately 60 customers in the Rosemary Drive and Park Lane area will be without power while repairs are taking place. The outage will begin this evening around 8:00pm and last multiple hours. BTU […]

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August 25, 2022

BTU to Perform Aerial Inspection of Electric System

Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU), through the assistance of a contractor, will be conducting an aerial inspection of various elements of the BTU electric system from Tuesday, August 30, 2022 through Friday, September 2, 2022.  The contractor hired to do the work will be using a helicopter and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) drone to inspect parts […]

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August 9, 2022

The 411 on Texas 811

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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July 12, 2022

BTU partners with contractor to perform equipment restoration

  Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with Utility Restoration Services Inc. (URS) to inspect, maintain, and restore pad-mounted electrical equipment. URS will ensure the green, air-cooled transformer cabinets meet state and federal code, and are clear of any obstructions such as dirt, debris, and insects. Once cleaned, each cabinet is treated for rust and […]

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January 18, 2022

BTU drone inspections

Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted McCord Engineering to utilize an aerial drone to evaluate electrical lines for determining the best path for telecommunication lines to support the new BTU Administration building. The project is scheduled for January 21, 2022 and should be complete the same day, weather permitting. Residents in the following areas may […]

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December 8, 2021

BTU performs pole inspections

Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) has contracted with Davey Resource Group to inspect and preserve wooden electric distribution poles within their rural territory. This program is part of an effort by BTU to identify poles that may need maintenance or replacement as part of their overall preventative maintenance program.  The project is scheduled to start in […]

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November 10, 2021

BTU to sponsor students on trip to Washington, D.C.

High school students can win an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. through Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU). The Government-in-Action Youth Tour is a youth leadership program sponsored by BTU and organized by Texas Electric Cooperatives

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