Being recognized with the RP3 designation can lead to:
- Increased customer support
- National and local media attention
- Enhanced teamwork
- Potential financial perks, such as improved bond ratings, savings on insurance premiums, and increased economic development opportunities
The APPA’s RP3 program is based on industry-recognized leading practices in four important disciplines:
- Workforce Development
- System Improvement
Being recognized by the RP3 program demonstrates to community leaders, governing board members, suppliers, and service providers a utility’s commitment to its employees, customers, and community. Additionally, an RP3 designation is a sign of a utility’s dedication to operating an efficient, safe, and reliable distribution system. Currently 274 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities hold an RP3 designation. An RP3 designation recognizes the utility for providing its community with high quality, reliable, and safe electricity.
First-time RP3 applicants save 15% on their application fee by using this code at checkout: JAA&SA2019RP3.
Questions? Contact RP3@PublicPower.org or 202-467-2931.