BPUB Rotating Outage Update – 8:25 p.m.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The following is an update on areas being impacted by rotating outages due to ongoing, prolonged and widespread frigid weather occurring across the state. BPUB will send these bulletins out as the information is received. Please understand that this information can change quickly.
Areas with Power Restored
S Central; Morningside Loop; Southmost Blvd; Garcia Ln; Apollo Avenue including 477 customers from D5220 servicing the area of Acacia Lake; S Clubhouse; Billy Mitchell; Les Mauldin; South Airport Loop and surrounding streets
Power Plant Dr; W Fronton Rear St; Palm Blvd; D St; E 6th St; UTB Ln; and surrounding streets
Areas with Power Shed (No Power)
Ruben M. Torres Blvd., Jose Marti Blvd., S. San Marcelo Blvd., E. San Marcelo Blvd., Artemisa Ave., Barcelona Ave., W. San Marcelo Blvd., Varadero St., Toledo St., Pinar del Rio Ave. and surrounding streets
The rotating outages will continue until ERCOT instructs BPUB to discontinue.
If a customer continues to experience a power outage after a report that power has been restored it may likely require further troubleshooting by BPUB Crews. The customer should report the power outage to BPUB. We ask customers to remain patient while BPUB personnel further investigates the outage.
BPUB is asking consumers to curtail electric usage by taking following steps:
- Turn down thermostats to 68-degrees.
- Close shades and blinds to reduce the amount of heat lost through windows.
- Turn off and unplug non-essential lights and appliances.
- Avoid using large appliances (i.e., ovens, washing machines, etc.).
- Wear warm, comfortable clothing
BPUB will keep providing information throughout the emergency. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation.