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City of Bastrop - Bastrop Power & Light

Mission Statement

Provide safe, reliable electric service to the citizens of Bastrop, Texas in a cost-effective, efficient manner through careful maintenance and thoughtful capital improvements to the system.

Bastrop Power & Light (BP&L) provides electrical services to residents in the BP&L service territory.  BP&L is responsible for the City’s 7200-volt electric distribution system.  There are 41.4 miles of overhead electrical lines and 4.8 miles of underground electrical lines, which provide services to approximately 2,735 customers. Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) generates the electricity purchased by BP&L, acts as the liaison to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on behalf of BP&L, and provides engineering studies and infrared and visual inspections that help pinpoint required system maintenance.  LCRA also provides mutual assistance during disasters providing manpower and equipment, when needed.


In addition to maintaining the electrical distribution system, Bastrop Power & Light is responsible for electrical outages, customer requests or concerns, street lighting and construction of electrical line extensions to new customers and Capital Improvement Projects. Below are BP&L's Electrical Service Standards in accordance with Ordinance 2019-45 and Chapter 3-Building Regulations, Article 3.05-Electricity, Division 2-Electrical Code from the City of Bastrop Code of Ordinances.


Bastrop Power & Light Electrical Standards

Electrical Standards - Primary Service

Electrical Standards - Secondary Service

Electrical Standards - Street Lighting

Chapter 3-Building Regulations, Article 3.05-Electricity, Division 2-Electrical Code


Bastrop Power & Light Forms

Electrical Needs Checklist - Used for Building Permit Applications



Contact Information


For 24 Hour Emergency Utility Issues, please call (512) 332-8830.


A City Employee will be dispatched to the location for service. Please provide the operator with as much information about the problem as possible, along with a call back telephone number.


Physical Location: 1209 Linden Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602

Mailing Address: 1311 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602

Phone: (512) 332-8900


Curtis Ervin
Director of BP&L
Tim Goetz
Email: Tim Goetz
Sandy Holder
Executive Administrative Assistant
Email: Sandy Holder

The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.