Smart Energy Provider Designation

NRLP Earns Smart Energy Provider Designation

New River Light and Power earned the Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association on October 28, 2020.  

Smart Energy Provider Logo

NRLP was awarded the designation for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost, quality, safe, and reliable electric service.

The SEP designation lasts for two years (December 1st, 2020 to November 30th, 2022) and recognizes public power utilities for demonstrating leading practices in four key disciplines:

  • smart energy program structure
  • energy efficiency and distributed energy programs
  • environmental and sustainability initiatives
  • the customer experience

NRLP was one of just 27 utilities nationwide to earn the SEP designation in 2020 and joins 94 other public power utilities who hold this honor. 

You can read more about the Smart Energy Provider designation here.

SEP award presentation