National Lineman Appreciation Day honors the men and women who keep our power on

National Lineman Appreciation Day honors the men and women who keep our power on

More than 227,000 linemen and women install and maintain nine million miles of electric grid to meet our nation’s power needs. The City of College Station joins the U.S. Congress in recognizing today as National Lineman Appreciation Day in honor of the hard-working folks who protect public safety by keeping our power on.

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CSU begins installation of new meters in November

CSU begins installation of new meters in November

In November, College Station Utilities’ contractor will begin installing advanced electric meters throughout its system to provide detailed usage and outage information for customers and the utility. Installing the new meters for our 42,000 customers will be done in phases and will take about a year to complete. Continue reading CSU begins installation of new meters in November

CSU’s smart meters will be safe and secure

CSU’s smart meters will be safe and secure

Last month, the College Station City Council directed CSU to move forward with implementing Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI), commonly called smart meters. In addition to being less invasive to your privacy, the meters will provide timely data that generates more accurate utility bills. We’ll be able to better monitor system performance, control energy theft, provide greater reliability, and respond faster to outages. The system also will make it easier for you to identify ways to save energy and trim your monthly bill. Continue reading CSU’s smart meters will be safe and secure