Up-to-date Bandera Electric Cooperative News

Catch up on happenings at your cooperative and around the BEC service area.

May 2018
May
03

BEC Announces ‘Power Your School’ Contest Winner

A campus constructed in 1930 will benefit from renewable energy after winning the BEC “Power Your School” video contest. Leakey Independent School District won a fully installed $15,000, 5 kilowatt BEC Solar system for their campus. > Read More
May
04

BEC Invites Members to its 79th Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for the 79th BEC Annual Meeting scheduled Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at Mansfield Park. Doors open at 8:30 a.m > Read More
April 2018
Apr
26

BEC Scholarship Winners

Ten area students have been selected as recipients of the annual Bandera Electric Cooperative Scholarship, an award of $2,500 for the 2018-2019 school year. > Read More
March 2018
Mar
06

BEC Moves Boerne Office

The new BEC Boerne branch office is now open and accepting member payments in person. The office is located at 2 Spencer Road, Suite 103, Boerne, Texas. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. > Read More
February 2018
Feb
26

BEC Crew Helps United Cooperative Services

“Cooperation among Cooperatives”—Co-op Principle Number 6. That principle was put to into action last week when a BEC joined more than a hundred operations and tree-trimming personnel from other electric cooperatives in response to a request for assistance from United Cooperative Services (UC) in North Texas after an ice storm wreaked havoc on their western service territory February 21. Storms and icy conditions toppled poles leaving 8,000 members without power. > Read More
January 2018
Jan
10

BEC Solar Power Your School Video Contest

BEC Solar in conjunction with Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) will be sponsoring a video contest giving schools the opportunity to compete for a chance to win a fully installed 5 kW BEC Solar system valued at approximately $15,000. > Read More
December 2017
November 2017
Nov
15

African microgrid project a critical test for Bandera-based BEC Solar

A solar company created by Bandera Electric Cooperative faces a critical test with a 70-kilowatt microgrid project that will provide electricity for the first time to 400 homes and businesses in West Africa. > Read More
October 2017
Oct
15

Bandera Co-op Developing Power Solutions for Rural Africa

A small Texas electric cooperative is hoping a mobile power plant will provide the spark to bring light and opportunity to a community in West Africa. > Read More
September 2017
Sep
05

BEC Selected to provide Energy Solution in Liberia

Bandera Electric Cooperative was selected by NRECA International to design and procure a solar and energy storage solution for Totota, Liberia, located 160 km east of the capital, Monrovia. > Read More
Sep
28

Bandera Electric Cooperative Installs First Demand Response System in Bandera

Bandera Electric Cooperative installed the first demand response system in a pilot program that has the potential to help BEC and its members save money through reductions in peak demand. > Read More
March 2017
Mar
07

Shared Renewable Energy Now Available To BEC Members

BANDERA, Texas – Bandera Electric Cooperative celebrated the completion of their new community solar farm with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, February 22. > Read More