Bryan Utilities Director Brian Carlin told the Bryan Board of Public Affairs Tuesday, that the extreme cold weather, along with other market-driven conditions have increased Bryan Municipal Utilities’ power supply costs.
That means that some customers may have higher electric bills than usual.
According to The Bryan Times, Carlin said BMU’s power supply costs for January were higher than expected.
He said that while the price of electric power itself did not change, transmission fees and increased consumption could add to the power supply cost adjustment portion of electric bills.
Carlin said the situation is similar to the power supply cost adjustment levels during the very hot summer of 2010.
What it boils down to is that an average residential customer who used about 1,000 kilowatt hours of energy in January, could see an additional $4.10 added to their bill.