Gen. George S. Patton Jr. is credited with saying, "pressure makes diamonds." And while we may be in the Utility business, recently we learned something about being a diamond when we received the Diamond Level designation RP3 award from the American Public Power Association .
RP3 is a program by APPA that recognizes utilities that demonstrate high proficiency in reliability, safety, work-force development and system improvement. Criteria within each of the four RP3 areas are based upon sound business practices and recognized industry-leading practices.
Ninety-four of the nation's more than 2,000 public power utilities earned the APPA RP3 award this year, and only 26 received the Diamond Level designation.
Mike Poston, vice president of Retail Operations says, "The RP3 diamond status represents a much appreciated recognition of the efforts of our employees who put in a lot of hard work to bring safe, reliable, low-cost power to those ... Continue Reading