Customers may apply for service during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Applicants must provide a valid, US government issued photo ID and social security number.
Renters must also provide a paper copy of a valid lease agreement. The agreement must include names of each occupant, the service address being leased and dates of the lease agreement.
Electric – $35.00
Water and/or Wastewater – $30.00
After Hours Connection (per Meter) – $60.00
Outdoor Security Light – $75.00*
*If new/additional poles are needed, other fees may apply.
Customers are required to pay application fees each time he/she moves. Application fees are NON-TRANSFERABLE and NON-REFUNDABLE.
A deposit may be required to establish residential service (depending on a practical credit score rating and/or previous pay history). A deposit equal to twice the average monthly bill is required for commercial service.
BGMU serves approximately 30,000 electric customers. Our Electric Division maintains 362 miles of distribution lines; 86 miles are underground, and 276 miles are overhead.
BGMU’s Water Treatment Plant can treat up to 30 million gallons of water per day, and our Wastewater Treatment Plant can treat up to 12 million gallons of wastewater per day.
BGMU maintains 2,378 fire hydrants. Water line crews manage 290 miles of water lines and 270 miles of sewer lines.
BGMU maintains almost 3,400 street light poles, and has 8,790 electric distribution poles installed throughout our service territory.
In BGMU’s service territory, there are four water pressure zones that are regulated by five system water tanks. There are 5,410 manholes, 5,858 system valves, and 59 sewer pump stations throughout our system. The largest water pipe size in our system is 60 inches, and the largest wastewater pipe size is 48 inches.
BGMU Fiber spans almost 16,000 miles.
BGMU now offers 1 Gigabit services to commercial customers.
BGMU’s Fiber Division supports nearly 1,000 access points throughout the fiber system.
BGMU’s record-high winter demand was 160.68 MW and was set in January, 2014. The record-high summer demand was set in August, 2007 at 209.44 MW.