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LPC Receives Fifth Consecutive RP3 Designation

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Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) has earned the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) diamond level designation with a score of 99.5 out of a possible 100. Diamond designation is the highest possible award level in the RP3 program; only 29 utilities qualified for this category nationwide. This will be the fifth consecutive time LPC has earned an RP3 award.   


“This designation is a reflection of our continuing effort to improve the quality of the services we provide our community,” said Tom Roiniotis, Director of Longmont Power & Communications. “Safety, reliability, and finding ways to improve system performance have always been among our top priorities.”


APPA is a national organization that represents non-profit, community and state-owned electric utilities. Their RP3 designation recognizes utilities that maintain high standards of reliable and safe electric service. This year, 94 of the more than 2,000 public power utilities received RP3 recognition. The designation is valid from May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2017. For more information about RP3 visit

From left to right, Brent McKinney (RP3 chairman) Doug Spight COL Safety Officer, Joel Trotter, Daryl Sterner, Mike Hyland (APPA  senior-vice president, Engineering Services.

Left to right: Brent McKinney, RP3 Chair; Matt Scheppers, Electric Operations Manager LPC; Dennis Stritchko, Warehouse Manager LPC; and Michael Hyland, Senior Vice President of APPA.