The American Public Power Association (APPA) awarded 12 TVPPA members their esteemed Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation during their Engineering & Operations Conference in Pasadena, Calif., late last month.

APPA’s RP3 Program designation recognizes community-owned, not-for-profit public power utilities that exhibit operational excellence and demonstrate leading practices in reliability, safety, workplace development and system improvement. The designees keep their designations for three years.

Congratulations to the following TVPPA members for their 2023 RP3 Designations:

Diamond Level: 

  • Bowling Green Municipal Utilities
  • BVU Authority
  • CDE Lightband
  • Cleveland Utilities
  • Jackson Energy Authority
  • Morristown Utilities
  • Nashville Electric Service

Platinum Level: 

  • Bolivar Energy Authority
  • Rockwood Electric Utility
  • Scottsboro Electric Power Board

Gold Level: 

  • Oxford Electric Department
  • Winchester Utility System