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News Stories from Rowley Municipal Light Plant

Read a record of RMLP's projects, initiatives, partnerships and announcements. Find the most recent News & Announcements on our Home Page. Learn more about Rowley's light plant here!

Mar
2021

RMLP Receives Reliability Excellence Award

(March 30, 2021) The American Public Power Association has recognized RMLP for Above Average Reliability, a key component in ratepayer satisfaction. Thank you for being our customer!

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Nov
2020

Rowley Municipal Lighting Plant Joins in Historic Purchase of Clean, Green Massachusetts-made Hydropower

(November 13, 2020) RMLP has joined 20 public power utilities from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont in the largest municipal electric department purchase of "green power" in New England history, a contract for hydropower generated in Western Massachusetts that will lower RMLP's customers' bills and greenhouse-gas emissions. Read more here.

Photo of Officials in front of the Hydroelectric Power Generation Facility in Turner's Falls, MA
Energy New England CEO JOHN G. TZIMORANGAS (left) and FirstLight Power CEO ALICIA BARTON (right) at FirstLight's hydroelectric power generation facility in Turners Falls, Massachusetts.
Oct
2020

Public Power Week 2020

(October 4-10, 2020) Every year, Public Power Week celebrates the many benefits of Public Power to local cities and towns like Rowley. This year, a video was produced that explains Public Power History, as well as its many many advantages and benefits. Check it out.

Sept
2020

Rowley Municipal Lighting Plant Septic & Water Replacement Dig

(September 21, 2020) Starting on September 21st, RMLP had a contractor replacing our septic system & water service at our offices. The project was scheduled 9/21- 9/26. Our building remained open by appointment only, and website and phone customer contact was unaffected.

Photo of RMLP Septic & Water Replacement Project
Sept
2020

RMLP Receives a Mutual Aid Commendation

(September 17, 2020) We recently were awarded a commendation citation from the American Public Power Association for providing mutual aid and assistance to Norwich Public Utilities. See our certificate.

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Aug
2020

DESPITE THE PANDEMIC, RMLP HELD OUR ANNUAL PROGRAM FOR SENIORS

(August 21, 2020) Rowley Municipal Lighting Plant hosted its annual Educational Safety and Conservation Program at the Rowley Senior Center—this year with masks and distancing. Although different from years past due to Covid-19, everyone enjoyed the sun, learned a lot and had a great time!

Group Photo of Seniors at RMLP's Annual Presentation
Socially-distanced participants from the Rowley Senior Center
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