MuniPower

December 2020

Just a friendly reminder - Don't overload electrical outlets with lights and decorations. Overloaded outlets and faulty wires are a common cause of holiday fires. #SafetyAlways #MuniPower

4 - Safety - Overloading Equipment

The number one decoration that creates a festive atmosphere during the holidays is Christmas lights. So why not choose LED lights that save energy and save you money? Did you know that you can also string together 87 LED light strands vs. two strands of incandescent? Meaning you can give Clark Griswold a run for his money!  #MuniPower 

3 - General - LED Lights

Tis the season for lists and lights, dashing and decorating… And the need to "check" the halls for holiday electric safety. We want to encourage electric safety with a few tips to help you avoid the most common risks for shock and electrical fires. #SafetyAlways #MuniPower 

2 - Safety - Decorations

Got utility questions? Municipal utilities are located in the community and are readily available to customers. You can discuss your questions locally, with another member of the community, and be assured that your inquiries will be addressed. #MoreThanaCustomer #Munipower 

1 - Customer Service - Contact Info

November 2020

Did you know that City-owned utilities contribute funding to key City services including our Fire Department? Just another way our Utility pays dividends to our community.  #MuniPower #MoreThanaCustomer 

4 - Community Support - Fire

Honoring all who served - Thank you for your courage and dedication to our country. We salute your bravery this #VeteransDay. #MuniPower 

3 - Holiday - Veterans Day (1)

 While, thankfully a very rare occurrence - overhead power lines sometimes fall to the ground, usually during severe weather events. If you ever come upon this situation, whether on foot or in a vehicle - it is imperative that you move far away from the situation and keep others away if possible. Never touch or attempt to move a down line! #MuniPower #SafetyAlways  

2 - Safety - Down Power Line

 

#PublicPower utilities are not-for-profit entities owned by their communities - Municiple owned providers, are able to supply electricity to customers at the lowest rates. Homes powered by public power utilities pay 15% less than homes powered by private utilities. #MuniPower #CommunityOwned 

1 - Local Control - Payments

October 2020

The City of Granbury wishes you a Happy (and safe) Halloween. #MuniPower #HappyHalloween

10 - Holiday - Halloween

The City of Granbury Electric Utility's mission is simple… "Provide high-quality and responsive service to our citizens and businesses through proactive, reliable and affordable service, updated technologies and advanced employee training, to keep the City electric, water and treatment systems safe and operational." The City of Granbury Electric Utility is community-owned! #CommunityOwned #MuniPower #WorkingForYou

9 - Local Control - Mission

The City of Granbury Utility is owned and controlled by the citizens and ratepayers in our community. This "Public Power" model of ownership and operation of our utilities means that decisions are made locally - by people that live in the community with input from the community! This model results in a more reliable delivery of energy when compared to investor-owned systems. #CommunityOwned #MuniPower #ReliablePower 

8 - Reliability - Stat

Electric safety is for everyone - whether at home, outside, at work, or during a weather event.  Tree branches and other types of vegetation do not mix with power lines. If you observe branches  "in" or "too close" to power lines - call the City and report the location. City electric crews will investigate and take appropriate action. #SafetyAlways #MuniPower 

6 - Safety - Trees

The City of Granbury wants to ensure our Customers have the accurate services they need. Our Metering and Distribution team is prepared to provide accurate and efficient service to our members with the goal of exceeding your expectations.

5 - Team - Metering

The City of Granbury offices will be closed Monday, October 12th. Payments can be made online via the payment portal at www.granbury.org/payments or 866-201-5074  #MuniPower

4 - Holiday - Offices Closed

Every year, much of the energy the U.S. consumes is wasted through inefficiencies -- costing American families and businesses money. The goal of Energy Efficiency Day is to share tips, tools and stories that promote the multiple benefits of energy efficiency, from lower costs to healthier homes. #EEday2020 #MuniPower

3 - Holiday - Energy Efficiency Day

Like more than 2,000 utilities across the country, we are powered by a community-owned, not-for-profit public power utility. During #PublicPowerWeek, we celebrate the benefits of living in a public power community. #MuniPower 

2 - Holiday - Public Power Week

As the temperatures and leaves begin to drop, you will be depending more on electrical devices. Don’t "fall" into the trap of disregarding electrical safety this fall season! With proper precautions and safety awareness, you can enjoy the crisp autumn weather while avoiding some of the dangers that come with the season. #SafetyAlways #MuniPower 

1 - Safety - Fall Tips

Sept 2020

The “move over and slow down” law applies to Police, Fire, EMS, as well as City Public Works utility vehicles!  So – be safe and remember to slow down and move over whenever you drive up on any type of emergency vehicle.  #MuniPower  #SafetyAlways www.granbury.org/MuniPower

7 - Safety - Move Over

The City of Granbury Electric Utility is owned and controlled by the citizens in our community. This “Public Power” model of ownership and operation of our utilities means that decisions are made locally – by people who live in the Community with input from the Community! #MuniPower #WorkingForYou #MoreThanaCustomer www.granbury.org/MuniPower

6 - Local Control - One in Seven

The electric & water meter is an important part of the utility system – and is owned by the City of Granbury.  Only authorized personnel should EVER touch an meters! Tampering with a meter is a very bad idea for many reasons.  Never tamper with or touch your electric & water meter!  #MuniPower  #SafetyAlways www.granbury.org/MuniPower 

3 - Safety - Meters (1)

Water is essential and with the scorching temps – water conservation is a necessity!  #CommunityOwned  #MuniPower  #CommunityPowered 

4 - Efficiency - Saving Water 

Electric safety is for everyone – whether at home, outside, at work or during a weather event. People and pets must keep a very safe distance from all overhead and underground electric lines and all-electric distribution equipment! And—everyone must make sure ladders stay a safe distance away from any primary or secondary power line!  #MuniPower  #SafetyAlways 

5 - Safety - Ladders

As families and communities face the challenges of COVID-19, the City of Granbury wants to ensure our customers have the services they need while keeping your families safe.  Our Customer Service team is prepared to provide proactive and friendly service to our members with the goal of exceeding your expectations.   #MuniPower  #MoreThanaCustomer 


 

The City of Granbury's offices will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  #CommunityOwned  #MuniPower  #CommunityPowered

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Aug 2020

Did you know that the City-owned utilities contribute funding to key City services including the City Parks? Just another way that community-ownership pays dividends to our community - adding to the quality of life in our community!  #MuniPower 

7 - Community Support - Quality of Life (Parks)

The City of Granbury Electric Utility serves over 3,400 customers over an area of 3.7 square miles. The City’s Electric Department personnel maintain over 122 miles of distribution lines to ensure the City’s electric system meets our high standards for reliability.  #CommunityOwned  #MuniPower  #WorkingForYou #MoreThanaCustomer 

8 - Local Control - System Facts


Electrical safety is for everyone – whether at home, outside, at work or during a weather event. Check for cracked cover plates around your electric outlets.  Eventually the cracks can turn to chips and expose metal contact points - presenting a shock risk and potential fire hazard.  Don't use the outlet until the plate is replaced.  #MuniPower  #SafetyAlways 

4 - Safety - Cover Plates

More Ways to Pay #MuniPower #LocalControl 3 - Customer Service - Ways to Pay

The majority of your “energy dollar” goes to purchasing wholesale power from the Texas electricity market. The remainder is spent on the operation and maintenance of the power distribution systems and investment in the capital improvements to the system.  #CommunityOwned  #MuniPower  #AffordableEnergy 


The City of Granbury Electric Department line crews build and maintain the electrical distribution system that provides reliable electric energy to our customers. This job requires knowledge, skills, training, teamwork and a 100 percent focus on safety. Granbury is fortunate to have such dedicated workers on your team! #MuniPower

1 - Team - Meet the Line Crew

July 2020

The City of Granbury wants to put our customers in “the driver’s seat” – to make payments; view your billing history and profile and access and manage your energy usage by providing the City Hub online portal!  #MuniPower

6 - Customer Service - Online Portal 

With high Texas temperatures comes high energy usage.  Checkout the tips below on how to keep you electric bill down during the summer heatwave.  #CommunityOwned  #MuniPower  #CommunityPowered 


It is important to teach children (and adults) to keep a safe distance from all-electric equipment and infrastructure, especially with students being out for the summer. Kids should be reminded to never get near or climb on any equipment or protective fencing and to stay clear of electrical equipment, including electrical poles – wherever they are located.  #MuniPower  #SafetyAlways 

4 - Safety - School is Out

The City of Granbury Electric Utility is owned and controlled by the citizens and ratepayers in our community. This “Public Power” model of ownership and operation of our utilities means that decisions are made locally – by people that live in the community with input from the Community!  The Granbury City Council oversees all City policies including the final approval of utility rates.  #CommunityOwned  #MuniPower  #WorkingForYou  #MoreThanaCustomer

3 - Local Control - City Council


The MuniPower Campaign is the first of its kind for the City of Granbury Utilities, centered on educating the customers in our community. This “Public Power” model of ownership and operation of our utilities means that decisions are made locally with input from the Community! 

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