RPU does more than service your utility needs. We care about conservation. Awareness is the first step to succeed with preserving our planet’s natural resources. We equip our customers with tools, resources, and educational opportunities to do their part for a healthy environment.
The RPU Community Education Classes are the most efficient ways to learn how your home or business could benefit from popular environmental topics such as solar energy or home lighting. Read more for a current list of upcoming topics.
Being a good environmental steward is at the core of our business. Learn more about our initiatives and find resources for how you can conserve our natural resources.
Read more to find out about Electric Vehicle charging stations.
Lake Zumbro Water Level
Read more to find the current Lake Zumbro Water Level.
Frost Level Map
A handy tool that records real-time depth of thaw and depth of frost in Olmsted County.
Discover what a Smart Grid is and what it means for RPU and our customers.
Find full details and information on the RPU Conserve and Save solar rebate program. A full list of rebate applications is also available.
Environmental Achievement Awards
Recognizing community members, businesses, and organizations that make a significant contribution to environmental quality in Olmsted County is at the core of what the Environmental Achievement Awards stand for.
RPU is dedicated to helping the local environment and urban forests. Learn more about coupons and rebates for local landscaping services and at local nurseries.
RPU and our wholesale provider, SMMPA, both participate in the MISO (Midcontinent Independent System Operator) energy market, which efficiently and economically dispatches generation.