Category Archives: Co-op

Access to private property needed to provide electric service

For decades, Bluebonnet’s meter readers were a friendly and familiar sight on our members’ property. But thanks to technology, the data that meter readers once gathered by hand now flows directly from the meter to our computer network. Though there … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet gives back $4.4 million to its members

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s board of directors voted in April to return $4.4 million to the co-op’s members. The money will be returned in the form of capital credits, which are similar to dividends that for-profit companies pay their investors. Capital … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet Members Receive Annual Meeting Proxies in Mail

Blue envelopes containing a proxy voting form have been mailed to Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s members. The form enables members who are unable or choose not to attend Bluebonnet’s Annual Meeting to vote by proxy.

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Co-op’s capital credits mean money back to you

Next month’s bill will offer a good example of the benefits of being an electric cooperative member, rather than just a customer. When you get your electric bill next month, look for the words “Capital Credits” and you’ll see a credit … Continue reading

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Five Candidates Running for Bluebonnet’s Board of Directors

For the first time in Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s nearly 75-year history its members will elect directors from seven districts created last year by the Board of Directors. This year, seats from districts 1, 3, 5 and 7 are up for … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet members reap two benefits of cooperative membership in May

This month, Bluebonnet members are reaping two of the most important benefits that distinguish member-owned electric cooperatives from other utilities – democratic elections and dividend-like capital credits.

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