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News

New Rates Help Customers Lower Bills
Effective July 1, 2017, the Rocky Mount City Council approved a decrease in electric rates and an increase in Load Management Program credits to lower utility bills for Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) electric customers.   READ MORE...
City of Rocky Mount Receives Tree Awards
Nash County Ranger Bill Lewis with the North Carolina Forest Service presented the city of Rocky Mount with the Tree City USA and Tree Line USA awards during the city council meeting on Monday, May 22, 2017.  READ MORE...
Customers Urged to be Cautious of Scammers
The city of Rocky Mount urges utility customers to be cautious of scammers who falsely threaten disconnection of services in order to receive money.   READ MORE...
RMPU Unveils New Public Power Videos
Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) has partnered with ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc. to produce two videos that highlight the benefits of public power in Rocky Mount.  READ MORE...
RMPU Receives RP3 Award
Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) has again earned the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service.   READ MORE...
RMPU Wins Safety Achievement Award
Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) has received a 2016 Safety Achievement Award from the American Gas Association (AGA) for its outstanding commitment to safety.  READ MORE...
RMPU Launches Customer Survey
Beginning April 19, 2017, Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) will begin conducting residential and commercial telephone surveys as part of a long-term planning study.   READ MORE...
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Lineman Appreciation Day
On April 18, 2017, Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) is joining communities across the country in celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Day.   READ MORE...
National Safe Digging Month
This April marks the tenth annual National Safe Digging Month, which reminds residents to always call 811 at least three business days before any digging project.   READ MORE...
City of Rocky Mount Arbor Day Celebration
The public is invited to attend the city of Rocky Mount’s annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the courtyard at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences located at 270 Gay Street.  READ MORE...
LED street lights
City Upgrades Street and Area Lights to LED
Beginning Monday, March 27, the city of Rocky Mount will begin replacing all existing street and area lights with light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures.   READ MORE...
Energy Resources gas division employees
Natural Gas Utility Workers' Day
On March 18, 2017, Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) will join communities nationwide in celebrating Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day.  READ MORE...