City of Lexington Utilities has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider RP3 “Platinum” designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. This designation accomplishment supersedes and is a distinctive upgrade from the RP3 “Gold” designation held since 2009.
The RP3 designation recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development and system improvement. Criteria within each category is based on sound business practices and represents a utility-wide commitment to safe and reliable delivery of electricity.
The RP3 designation lasts for three years. Lexington Utilities is one of 9 utilities that earned the "Platinum" designation this year. In total, only 219 of the more than 2,000 public power utilities nation-wide hold the RP3 designation.
This is the eleventh year the RP3 recognition has been offered. APPA is the national organization representing more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community and state-owned electric utilities. It is located in Arlington, VA.
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