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Two more arctic cold fronts blast Central Texas, lead to more high electric bills

Two strong, arctic cold fronts blasted Central Texas in January, following the two fronts that arrived around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. The most recent fronts brought unwelcome ice and snow. To parents’ displeasure but students’ delight, area schools either … Continue reading

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New LED security lights shining in Central Texas nights

The future is brighter around Bluebonnet’s service area, thanks to new LED security lights we started offering our members Sept. 1. Members will now get 53-watt LED (light-emitting diode) security lights instead of 100-watt high-pressure sodium lights. LED lights are … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet’s members can now see online impact weather has on their energy use and electrict bills

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s members can now see on our website how weather directly impacts their energy use and electric bills. Bluebonnet recently introduced a new feature to its website: a line graph that overlays its members’ cost, usage and environmental … Continue reading

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Co-op board’s unanimous vote creates district representation

Bluebonnet’s Board of Directors voted in October to change how co-op members elect their directors. The unanimous vote amended the co-op’s bylaws, dividing its service area into seven districts that will be represented by one to three directors, depending on … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet’s new Brenham campus features high-tech demonstration house

A high-tech demonstration house built with energy-efficient, sustainable construction methods and materials, renewable power generation and a geothermal heating and cooling system is just one of the features at Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s new campus in Brenham. Community leaders from around … Continue reading

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Grand prize winners grateful for new riding mower

Wilbert and Jeanette Schneider aren’t new to Bluebonnet’s annual membership meeting. But after taking a few of years off from regularly attending they’ve started a streak of sorts. Wilbert has won a door prize two years in a row. Last … Continue reading

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