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August 2018
Aug
01

Access Renewable Energy With Community Solar

Members who want to use renewable energy but do not have rooftop access can go green with BEC community solar. > Read More
Aug
07

BEC Named "Best of the Best"

BEC Fiber was voted 2018 "Best of the Best" Internet Service Provider by Kendall County in The Boerne Star this week. > Read More
Aug
16

Consumers Prefer Local Providers to Big Telecom

Consumers say they prefer local and community-run broadband networks. > Read More
Aug
09

Sungage Solar Loan Now Includes Roofs, Batteries

BEC Solar partner Sungage now finances roofs and batteries. > Read More
July 2018
Jul
06

Community Grant Applications Being Accepted Through July 31

LCRA community grants applications open to BEC service area nonprofits and first responders. > Read More
Jul
17

Highway to the Future

Technology is making it possible to add solar panels and fiber broadband to existing roads. > Read More
Jul
03

Solar, Wind Power Increasing Thanks to Batteries

The Bloomberg New Energy Finance 2018 New Energy Outlook predicts strong growth in the global solar and wind energy markets thanks to batteries. > Read More
June 2018
Jun
28

Internet Use Expected to Beat TV Viewing

More people will be online than watching TV by 2020. > Read More
Jun
20

Carter White House Solar Panels Unveiled 39 Years Ago

Nearly 40 years ago, the Carter White House used renewable energy harvested from the sun’s rays to heat water. > Read More
Jun
12

Solar Market Climbs, Led by Community, Commercial Solar

The U.S. solar industry continues to grow. > Read More
Jun
05

BEC Job Fair June 23

BEC will hold a job fair Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Boerne. > Read More
May 2018
May
30

BEC Solar Partners with Sungage Financial

BEC Solar and Sungage Financial, Inc. have partnered to give solar customers financing options. > Read More
May
01

History of Solar Power

Help offset energy usage by investing in a solar power system. > Read More
May
22

More People Cut the Cord, Become Happier

Consumers are ditching cable and satellite and reporting they're happier with over-the-top TV. > Read More
May
08

National Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month—dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of electrical safety. > Read More
May
10

Power Words and Phrases

Advances in solar system technology and manufacturing are making them more popular than before. Learn about the basic components which make up a solar power system. > Read More
May
03

World Password Day

Make some time to upgrade your passwords today on World Password Day. > Read More
April 2018
Apr
13

BEC Awards Grant to Utopia Organizations

BEC recently presented a donation to the Utopia Community Auction fundraiser. > Read More
Apr
20

BEC Celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day

April has two days set aside to thank those hard-working individuals who keep the lights on in our homes and businesses. > Read More
Apr
25

Cut the Cord with Faster Internet

Faster internet gives cord cutters options. > Read More
March 2018
Mar
28

Utility Scam Targets BEC Members

Electric utility members are targets for scam artists. > Read More
Mar
22

Welcome to BEC DC (direct communication)

BEC is launching a blog to keep our members informed about the latest news and services. > Read More
September 2018
Sep
18

Renewable Energy Demand Driven by Lower Costs, Community Solar

Demand for renewable energy continues to increase, according to a new Deloitte Global report. > Read More
Sep
14

Visit BEC Solar at the San Antonio Fall Home and Garden Show

BEC Solar will be at the 32nd Annual Fall Home and Garden Show in San Antonio. > Read More