Rocky Mount Public Utilities

Rocky Mount Public Utilities

Five Ways Rocky Mount Residents Can Save on Their Energy Bills

It may seem too early to worry about winter's chill, but some simple planning steps now will help Rocky Mount residents save money on their energy bill. We’ve compiled five different ways you can save this year! 

 

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Moving to Rocky Mount, NC? Three Things You Should Know

Friendly locals. A great place to raise children. A blossoming downtown. There are several reasons to choose Rocky Mount, NC as your new home. Whether you are an entrepreneur hoping to start your own craft brewery or you want to settle down in an area where life is "well run," there are a lot of things you should know about the area. Set aside the moving boxes for a moment and read through these three tips for moving to Rocky Mount. 


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How Rocky Mount Lowered Public Utilities Bills

The Rocky Mount City Council officially approved the reduced electric rates resulting from the Duke Energy Progress asset sale.  Rocky Mount Public Utilities customers saw a reduction of roughly 3.18 cents per kilowatt-hour. 

But how did the city get there? Why was this issue with public utilities vital for economic development? Learn the story behind the story.

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Can Rocky Mount's Lower Cost of Living Help Fight Poverty?

cost of living in Rocky Mount NCA lower cost of living can affect every aspect of a city: it can reduce unemployment by enticing new businesses and industries, and it can fight poverty by offering more affordable alternatives than living in larger--and more expensive--areas.Rocky Mount, NC is fortunate to have plentiful resources to enhance the quality of life and to be a city where residents can enjoy one of the lowest costs of living in North Carolina. 

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Rocky Mount Public Utilities: Helping Those In Need

Rocky Mount Public Utilities WARM

The recent cold snap brings to mind two things. First, it is important to have housing that is well-insulated and energy efficient. Second, it also serves as a reminder that in challenging economic times, those in need may find it difficult to pay their utility bills. That’s why the City of Rocky Mount offers help for families through the Winter Assistance for Rocky Mount program (W.A.R.M.).

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More Recognition for Rocky Mount Public Utilities

Rocky Mount Public Utilities Awards

Rocky Mount Public Utilities has earned the prestigious Silver designation award in the American Public Gas Association’s SOAR program. See how this demonstrates Rocky Mount's commitment to safety and service!

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Rocky Mount Housing: Public Utilities Earns Recognition

Rocky Mount Public Utilities AwardsOver 31,000 households receive electricity, natural gas, water and sewer services from the City of Rocky Mount. During this year’s Annual Engineering and Operations Technical Conference, Rocky Mount Public Utilities (RMPU) earned two prestigious awards from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for their ability to provide power safely and efficiently to the population.

APPA is a national organization representing more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community- and state-owned electric utilities.

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Rocky Mount, NC Housing: Cost of Living Analysis

Cost of Living

Considering moving to Rocky Mount? You'll be pleased to know that compared to other cities in eastern North Carolina, Rocky Mount's cost of living is close to or significantly less!

Why? Because Rocky Mount boasts

  • Affordable housing
  • Lower water/sewer rates
  • Overall lower utility rates

When utility costs are combined with property taxes, the overall cost of living is well below other city averages: Apex, Greenville, and High Point, to name a few.

Watch this short video to learn more!

Tips for Saving Money on Your Energy Bill in Rocky Mount, NC

Discover Tips for Saving Money on Your Utility Bills

If you've been looking for ways to save money on your utility bills, you'll appreciate this video introducing two very important programs serving the citizens of Rocky Mount, NC.

City Beat host, Tameka Kenan-Norman, shares helpful information about the Winter Assistance in Rocky Mount (WARM) program as well as the Energy Share program.