Awards & Outreach


  • 2014 Clean Corporate Citizen award designation for Electric Production Departments.
  • 2014 ENERGY STAR certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the Service Center.
  • 2014 Neighborhood Environmental Partners Program award from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
  • Green Commute Week award received from the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council with 11.56% employee participation.
  • RP3 award received from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for high proficiency in reliability, safety, work force development and system improvement.
  • Holland in Bloom award received for compiling Environmental Efforts.
  • APPA Annual Report award of Excellence in the digital category.

Outreach Efforts

  • Participated in Home Energy Retrofit pilot project for 25 homes.
  • Sponsored National Night Out.
  • Sponsored Holland Fire Truck Parade.
  • Passed out donuts, cider and children's hard hats during APPA Public Power Week.
  • Passed out tote bags during Senior Commodity Day at the Community Action House.
  • Sponsored Water Festival at the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway.

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