Tag: GEUS

GEUS crews take care to remove the Dream Lodge sign.  Image courtesy of Rhonda Allred May via Facebook.

The Sign Topples

Crews from Greenville Electric Utility Systems (GEUS) dismantle the 1950’s era neon sign from the Dream Lodge Motel.  Travel patterns changed dramatically as the Interstate System Improved and Greenville was no longer the halfway point between Memphis and Dallas or Midland and Little Rock.  The motel fell into disrepair and […]

Members of the Board of Directors for GEUS cut the green ribbon for the next century of service for Greenville. Image by Jim Satterwhite

Starting the Next 100-years

Members of the Board of Directors and employees of GEUS (Greenville Electrical Utility Systems) cut the ribbon for the next hundred years of operation. [the_ad_group id=”1017″]   Greenville was the first town in Texas that had a city owned electric lighting system and power plant.  After all, cotton was king in 1891. […]

The Texas Municipal Power Agency may put the Gibbons Creek plant on the block next month. Photo courtesy of TMPA.

Power Agency Selling Plant

The Texas Municipal Power Agency (TMPA) desires to put the Gibbons Creek Steam/Power plant located near College Station up for sale as early as April 2016.  The member cities of Bryan, Garland, Greenville, and Denton must make a decision to be a favorable party in the sale. [the_ad_group id=”1017″] Coal fired electric […]

Mayor David Dreiling read a proclamation commending GEUS for 125-years of service to the city. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.

GEUS is Celebrating 125-years

The Greenville Electrical Utility Systems (GEUS) is celebrating 125-years serving the city with reliable electrical services.  Greenville was the first city in the state to have its own electrical generation plant when it was built in 1891. [the_ad_group id=”1017″] Today the agency is responsible for electricity, High Definition Television via […]