Nolin RECC Earns the Gold
Nolin RECC was recognized as the first electric cooperative in the nation to meet standards of service and efficiency required for the Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER*) award. The PEER presentation was Tuesday, June 26, and included Nolin officials, directors, local dignitaries, and representatives from East Kentucky Power Cooperative, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, and U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification, Inc.
“PEER® certification shows that Nolin RECC is performing above most utilities,” said President and CEO Mickey Miller. “We’re the first electric co-op in the nation to obtain PEER®. That means we’re at an elite level of service performance.”
Among its many initiatives, Nolin has:
- Launched an emergency response plan that better ensures safe/reliable service
- Continuous monitoring of power quality on each service point on its 3,000-mile system
- Enhanced tracking to determine root causes of equipment failures and to prevent problems
PEER® is administered by Green Business Certification Inc.™ (GBCI). PEER® recognizes industry leaders for improving efficiency, day-to-day reliability and overall grid resiliency. PEER is the world’s first certification program that measures and improves power system performance and electricity infrastructure. The program promotes an environmentally and socially responsible and prosperous environment that improves quality of life.