Conway Corp is celebrating Public Power Week, October 4-10, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 48 million Americans.
“Public Power Week celebrates the reliable, affordable electricity Conway Corp provides to our community,” Conway Corp CEO Richard Arnold said. “Public power puts the people of Conway first, and Public Power Week gives us the chance to emphasize the advantages of locally grown, locally owned power to our citizens.”
Conway Corp was recently named one of the most reliable public utilities in the nation by the American Public Power Association and has been recognized with the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation for the proficiency in the reliability, safety, workforce development and system improvement.
Conway Corp was recognized largely in part because frequency and duration of power outages in the service area is exceptionally low. The length of power outages for Conway Corp service area averages 40.7 minutes compared to the industry average of more than 90 minutes. Over the entire year, Conway Corporation customers were without power for an average of 92.1 minutes compared to the industry average of 1,366 to 1,998 minutes, meaning that lights were on 99.99 percent of the time.
Reliable, safe, affordable electricity is what public power is all about, and it’s what Conway Corp delivers year round. Public power works because employees care about the community and take pride in serving their friends and neighbors. Helpu us thank our electric department for their 24/7 commitment to keeping the lights on.