Power out? Help is just a text away


Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members who provide a cell phone number will automatically be enrolled in the cooperative’s free Outage Alerts text service. Those members can text the following to 85700: 

OUT — To report an outage using your smartphone.
STATUS — To get an update and estimated restoration time. You will also get a text when your power is restored. 
HELP — To obtain a list of text messaging keywords and the phone number to speak with a member service representative. For more information, call 800-842-7708 from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
— To opt out of Outage Alerts. 

BBOUTAGE — To re-enroll for Outage Alerts.
If another member has already reported an outage affecting you, you’ll automatically get a text that we are aware of the outage.

TIP: Consider saving “85700” in your phone, perhaps as “Bluebonnet Outages.”

Message and data rates may apply.

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