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Hudson Light & Power Recognized for Reliability Achievements

Updated: Oct 4, 2023

Hudson Light and Power has been designated a Platinum Level “reliable public power provider” by the American Public Power Association.


This “RP3” designation certifies that Hudson Light has demonstrated leading practices in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement.


Hudson Light takes pride in powering our communities because our customers are not only our owners, but also our neighbors. As a community-owned, not-for-profit utility, our focus is squarely on the customer and community. The prestigious RP3 designation indicates that our service meets high industry standards.


The RP3 designation is good for three years, but we will not rest on our laurels. Hudson Light continues to look for ways to improve service to the community and welcomes suggestions from our customers.


Many thanks to the hard-working men and women of Hudson Light for earning this prestigious honor.

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Ed Norris
Ed Norris
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Dennis Rawley
Dennis Rawley
May 26, 2022

I have been contacted by Solar Panel companies. Is that a good situation in Hudson?


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Ed Norris
Ed Norris
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Solar pays back fastest if you pay high rates for electricity. HL&P rates are among the lowest in the state. It also pays back faster if you get net metering, so you can make electricity in June, and use those credits one for one in January. Or at night, for that matter. Municipalities like Hudson's don't have to offer net metering. They pay wholesale for your excess solar, and you pay retail when you need to draw from the grid.


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