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Archive for June, 2009

June RPU Board Meeting to be held at the Silver Lake Plant

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The June RPU Board Meeting will be held on June 30 at 4:00 p.m. at the Silver Lake Plant. The meeting is open to the public and an open comment period is available. Sign-in prior to the meeting is required. For directions to the Silver lake Plant or for more information, click on the link above or contact RPU at 507-280-1500.

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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

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Building Operator Certification II Class coming to Owatonna in January 2010

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

RPU and the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) are excited to announce the addition of the Building Operator Certification II Class scheduled for January 2010 in Owatonna, MN.

BOC Level II training is designed for those individuals who have received Level I certification or who have three or more years of experience working in operations and maintenance of a commercial or institutional facility. Level II certification requires participants to attend four core courses and two supplemental courses (56 hours of training, 4.6 CEUs) and complete class exams and projects.

Check back soon for more details

RPU line workers return after helping with restoration efforts in Austin, MN

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Four RPU line workers and two line trucks returned safely, this weekend, after helping to restore power in Austin, MN. Electric service was knocked out in Austin late last week after severe weather swept through southern Minnesota. The line workers worked much on Friday and Saturday helping to restore power and to fix the damaged infrastructure.

Take advantage of tax incentives available now!

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Put money back into the bank by taking advantage of tax incentives available for energy efficiency and renewable energy applications through the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. View the complete list of tax incentives available on our tax incentive web page.

Contact Sara Gimberline for more information or questions.