WORTHINGTON PUBLIC UTILITIES ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS
Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) has received notification from our Regional Transmission Organization that there may be a shortage of electric generation capacity over the summer and that they may need to issue Energy Emergency Alerts (EEA's) in order to assure adequate generation to meet electric demand.
There are vaiours levels of EEA's that may be issued ranging from a request to voluntarily reduce electric usage (Level 2) to a requirement for utilities, including WPU, to reduce electric demand on the system through the implementation of rolling blackouts throughout the community (Level 3).
In addition to using local radio, our website (www.worthingtonpublicutilities.com
) and the City of Worthington Facebook page to notify customers of any EEA's issued, we will also be using the Nixle system currently used by Nobles County for severe weather alerts and other important information.
In order to stay informed, Worthington Public Utilities encourages all of our customers to subscribe to Nixle alerts. You can begin receiving Nixle alerts by texting 56187 to 888777. You may also subscribe by going to www.nixle.com
This is a free service and is a great way to stay informed of any energy emergency alerts or severe weather watches or warnings that may be issued for our area.
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