Freeport Electric Goes RP3 Platinum

Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)


Contact information:
  • Michael J. Hyland, P.E., APPA, 202-467-2986
  • Tobias Sellier, APPA, 202-467-2927
  • Anthony Fiore, Freeport Electric, 516-377-2220
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Former Superintendent Anthony Fiore

Former Superintendent Anthony Fiore

Freeport Electric Receives RP3 Award - 2015


Freeport Electric Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations


Arlington, Virginia, May 18, 2015 - Freeport Electric is one of 191 of the nation's more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®)1 designation from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. Kenneth Stone, energy services and accounting manager at Braintree Electric Light Department of Braintree, Massachusetts, and executive committee member of APPA's RP3 Review Panel, presented the designees on May 18, during the association's annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference, held in Sacramento, California.

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 are based on sound business practices and represent a utility-wide commitment to safe and reliable delivery of electricity. The RP3 designation now lasts for three years (up from two), so the 97 utilities that earned the designation this year join the 94 that received it last year for a total of 191. See our score summary (PDF). "Utilities that have earned APPA's RP3 designation are implementing best practices for the industry, and are a testament to public power's commitment to serving their community," said Stone. "We're honored to receive the RP3 designation," said Al Livingston - Superintendent of Electric Utilities. "Our utility staff puts in a lot of hard work to serve the Village of Freeport, NY. RP3 represents a much appreciated recognition of this effort". This is the tenth year that RP3 recognition has been offered and Freeport Electric is pleased to have won this prestigious award for the 5th consecutive time. APPA, located in Arlington, Virginia, is the national organization representing more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community- and state-owned electric utilities.

Freeport Electric Receives RP3 Award - 2013


Freeport Electric Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations


Washington, D.C., March 25, 2013 - Freeport Electric is one of 184 of the nation's more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®)1 recognition from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. Brent McKinney, manager, electric transmission and distribution at City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, and chair of APPA's RP3 Review Panel, presented the designees on March 25, during the association's annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference, held in Kissimmee, Florida.

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 are based on sound business practices and represent a utility-wide commitment to safe and reliable delivery of electricity. See our score summary (PDF). "RP3 utilities are shining examples of reliable and forward-thinking public power utilities," said McKinney, "These 90 designees should be extremely proud of this accomplishment and what it means for their communities."

"Receiving the RP3 designation means a lot to us," said Anthony Fiore, Superintendent of Electric Utility of Freeport Electric. "It's an honor to be recognized on a national level for the work we are doing here locally in the Village of Freeport, New York." This is the eight year that 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 Washington, D.C.

Freeport Electric Receives RP3 Award - 2011


Freeport Electric Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations


Washington, D.C., March 21, 2011 - Freeport Electric is one of 82 of the nation's more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®)1 recognition from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. Paul Allen, vice president, engineering at Nashville, Tennessee, Electric Service and chair of APPA's RP3 Review Panel, presented the designees on March 21, during the association's annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference, held in Nashville, Tennessee. "These RP3 designated utilities should be proud," said Allen, "They stand out as utilities that are continuing to strive for excellence for their customers and their communities."

The RP3 program recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development and system improvement. Criteria within each category are based on sound business practices and represent a utility-wide commitment to safe and reliable delivery of electricity. "This is a real honor for our utility," said Anthony Fiore, Superintendent of Electric Utility of Freeport Electric. "A lot of hard work has gone into receiving this designation and- in the end-our customers are the real winners." This is the sixth year that 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 Washington, D.C.

Freeport Electric Receives RP3 Award - 2009


Freeport Electric Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations


Washington, D.C., March 23, 2009 - Freeport Electric is one of 60 of the nation's more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®)1 recognition from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. Paul Allen, vice president, engineering at Nashville, Tennessee, Electric Service and chair of APPA's RP3 Review Panel, presented the designees on March 23, during the association's annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference, held in Austin, Texas.

"RP3 designees are shining examples of excellence in utility operations," said Allen, "These utilities are currently providing their communities with a high level of reliable and safe service while focusing on future improvements."

The RP3 recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development and system improvement. Criteria within each category are based on sound business practices and represent a utility-wide commitment to safe and reliable delivery of electricity.

"We're thrilled to join the ranks of RP3 designees around the country," said Anthony Fiore, Acting Superintendent of Electric Utilities of Freeport Electric. "This recognition is a testament to the quality work our employees do everyday."

This is the fourth year that the RP3 award has been offered. APPA is the national organization representing more than 2,000 not-or-profit, community- and state-owned electric utilities. It is located in Washington, D.C.