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Posted on: September 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Tipp City Receives National Commendation

TIPP CITY, OHIO – September 5th, 2018— Tipp City Electric has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support in electric power restoration efforts in both Florida and New York. 

In September of 2017, Tipp City Electric sent 4 linemen to assist Homestead, Florida which suffered widespread outages as a result of Hurricane Irma.  These linemen spent 20 days restoring power to the residents and businesses of Homestead.  In March of 2018, Tipp City Electric also sent a crew of 4 linemen to assist White Plains, New York in outage restoration efforts that resulted from the nor’easter winter storm that hit the east coast.

TippCity Crews Provide Mutual Aid in FloridaTipp City Crews Provide Mutual Aid in New York

“The Mutual Aid Program offers APPA member communities to call for assistance from other utilities after an electric emergency.  This program is invaluable to communities who need to swiftly restore electric service to affected customers”   -Timothy J. Eggleston, Tipp City Manager

Tipp City Electric participates in the American Public Power Association’s Mutual Aid Network, which coordinates with utilities and authorities during widespread power outages. 

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