Tim Maier, BPU General Manager Announces Retirement

PRESS RELEASE BPU General Manager to Retire in September At the BPU Board meeting on July 11, 2022, a letter from General Manager Tim Maier was presented announcing his plan to retire September 16, 2022. Mr. Maier started his career at the utility on June 4, 1984, after receiving a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Kansas [...]

July 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Possible Scam: Solar Panel Sales

Possible Scam! BPU Customers, be on high alert! Today, May 18th, the BPU received two calls stating that someone came to their doors and told them they were partnering with BPU to let customers know they were eligible for solar panels paid for by a federal grant. To make the determination, they asked to collect [...]

Mohawk Substation Project Update, May 2022

The Mohawk Substation Project is getting closer to completion.  During the first week of May the McPherson BPU began setting new 55-60 ft poles and rebuilding the two circuits that will be fed from the substation. Crews began on Centennial and expect to wrap up that section by the end of the month before moving [...]

May 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Tree Trimming For Safety and Reliability

One of the qualities that enhances McPherson’s “curb appeal” is its abundance of beautiful trees.  While most all agree that trees are great, tree contact with BPU power lines can cause power outages. For this reason, the BPU takes proactive measures to ensure electric reliability and safety for its customers by regularly pruning trees and [...]

March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|
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