Groton Utilities has won an a national award recognizing it for providing reliable and safe electric service.
The utility won a Reliable Public Power Provider designation from the American Public Power Association May 8 during the association’s annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Groton Utilities was one of 110 municipal electric utilities to receive the RP3 designation and one of 42 to receive the platinum designation. This is the fourth time in 12 years that Groton Utilities has received the RP3 recognition.
“We’re honored to be recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider,” said Ron Gaudet, director of utilities, in a statement. “Today’s energy environment will continue to challenge us and other utilities across the country, but we believe our mission as a public power utility will continue to allow us to meet the challenges.”
Groton Utilities has been a municipally owned and operated electric utility since 1904 and serves a population of more than 35,000 in the greater Groton area. Groton Utilities’ Water Division serves 6,600 customer accounts in Groton City, parts of Groton Town, Groton Long Point, Noank, Ledyard and Montville.
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