Public Power Drive-In Movie Night – October 10

  Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) celebrates Public Power Week (#PublicPowerWeek) October 4-10 with more than 2,000 community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electric service to 49 million Americans.   “We’ve certainly seen our share of challenges this year,” said BMU Director of Utilities, Nathan Gardner “But we continue to pull together with a common [...]

By |2020-09-24T10:26:05-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bryan Board of Public Affairs Hires Director of Utilities

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs announces the promotion of, Nathan Gardner, to Director of Utilities for Bryan Municipal Utilities. Gardner graduated from Northwest State Community College with a Mechanical Engineering degree.  In addition, he possesses a State of Ohio Environment Protection Agency (OEPA) Class III Water certification.  Gardner has over 18 years of professional [...]

By |2020-08-18T17:07:01-04:00August 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Saving Energy as Temps Rise

During the hottest and the coldest months of the year, bills will fluctuate to reflect an increase in consumption as a result of the air conditioning or heating systems operating more and lawn irrigation systems. “COVID-19 impacted BMU with a decline in Industrial and Commercial sales,” said Fitzcharles “but with customers staying and/or working around [...]

By |2020-06-26T08:30:55-04:00June 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BMU to resume utility disconnections

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) Utility disconnections for Bryan utility customers who don’t pay their bills have been suspended since March 16, 2020. BMU temporarily suspended utility disconnections for non-payment and waived late penalties in response to COVID-19 to lessen the burden on those affected by the pandemic. BMU will resume disconnects for unpaid utilities on [...]

By |2020-06-11T09:20:33-04:00June 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BMU to issue peak alerts to help trim electric bills

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) will again ask for customer assistance in managing peak electric demands during periods of hot, humid weather this summer in an effort to save money on local electric bills. A significant portion of BMU’s power supply cost is based on how much electricity the community uses during peak demand periods. These [...]

By |2020-06-10T12:54:12-04:00June 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

City Representatives Take Electric Issues to Capitol Hill

Pictured left to right: Bryan Board of Public Affairs Member Karen Ford, Bryan City Mayor Carrie Schlade, Bryan Municipal Utilities Operations Manager Dawn Fitzcharles City Representatives Take Electric Issues to Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)—Mayor Carrie Schlade and BMU representatives recently met with federal legislators in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues impacting local electric [...]

By |2020-02-27T15:58:37-05:00February 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoiding Utility Scams

BMU has been made aware of scammers calling customers threatening shut off unless they pay via phone immediately. Recent calls have claimed to have work order numbers and very specific information. BMU and the Bryan City Clerk's Office will NEVER call for payment. Here are some tips to keep you safe and be sure to [...]

By |2019-11-18T15:28:35-05:00November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Heat May Bring Higher Utility Bills

Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) says customers may see higher summer utility bills as a result of July warm temperatures.   “BMU tracks local cooling degree days (CDDs) to help assess weather-related impacts on customer electric use and, ultimately, bills,” according to BMU Operations Manager Dawn Fitzcharles. “Cooling degree days are calculated using the number of [...]

By |2019-08-09T09:20:26-04:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments