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Perkasie Borough receives national recognition for electrical reliability

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The Perkasie Borough seal. (Thanks to the municipality of Perkasie)

PERKASIE – American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) announced that Perkasie Borough has received a Certificate of Excellence in Reliability from the American Public Power Association (APPA).

The Certificate of Excellence in Reliability recognizes utilities that ranked in the top 25 nationally in reliability rates in 2023, as measured by U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) data. APPA helps public energy systems track outage and restoration data through the eReliability Tracker service and compares the data to national statistics maintained by the EIA. AMP will cover the cost of subscribing to the eReliability Tracker service for all its members, according to an AMP press release.

“Perkasie’s commitment to reliable electricity supply is commendable,” said Michelle Palmer, AMP Vice President of Technical Services and Compliance. “This recognition demonstrates the Perkasie Borough Electric Department’s commitment to serving its customers.”

For more information about the APPA eReliability Tracker program and a list of all Certificate of Excellence in Reliability recipients, visit www.publicpower.org.

American Municipal Power, Inc., (AMP) is the nonprofit wholesale energy supplier and service provider to 132 members, including 131 municipal members in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia; as well as the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation, a joint action agency with eight Delaware municipal members. Combined, these affiliated utilities serve approximately 650,000 customers. AMP members receive their power from a diversified mix of resources, including wholesale power purchases through AMP and the open market, and energy produced by AMP and member-owned generating facilities using fossil fuels, hydro, solar energy, wind energy and other renewable sources. For more information, visit www.amppartners.org.

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