‘Tis the Season for Safety!

CPU shares tips for happy, healthy holidays The holidays are a time of sparkling lights, twinkling trees and festive celebrations. Since many seasonal activities are powered by electricity, Clarksdale Public Utilities is reminding customers to decorate safely and avoid electrical and fire hazards. “We want to help customers enjoy the holidays safely,” said Curtis D.…

CPU’s Simple Steps Can Lead to Big Savings on Heating Bills

Follow these easy, cost-saving strategies to lower energy costs Falling leaves and falling temperatures mean Clarksdale Public Utilities customers are relying more on their heating systems to stay comfortable. While higher bills are normal this time of year, CPU is helping customers improve energy efficiency and lower heating expenses through its Simple Steps initiative. “We…

Take These Simple Steps to Stay Cool and Save Money This Summer

Proven strategies can add up to big savings on summer cooling bills Temperatures are on the rise, which means Clarksdale Public Utilities customers are relying more on their air conditioners to stay comfortable indoors. Even though an increase in energy costs is expected during hot-weather months, there are a variety of simple steps that customers…

CPU to Launch Citywide Tree-Trimming Initiative

Vegetation management is a proven strategy to prevent outages, improve reliability As the spring growth season kicks into high gear, Clarksdale Public Utilities is launching a citywide tree-trimming initiative as part of its ongoing reliability improvement efforts. The multi-year initiative, which begins in May, is part of the utility’s ongoing efforts to ensure power lines…

CPU Continues Building a Bright Future for Clarksdale

Improvement plan prioritizes reliability, innovation, customer focus CLARKSDALE – Two years after unveiling the Bright Future initiative, Clarksdale Public Utilities remains focused on customer commitments by improving performance, enhancing service and delivering safe, reliable and affordable utilities to keep Clarksdale moving forward. Introduced in 2019 as part of CPU’s 120th anniversary, Bright Future is a…

CPU is Looking Out for Customers as Winter Approaches

Make sure you and your home are prepared for freezing temps Winters in the South are relatively mild — but every so often, a visit from Jack Frost catches many Mississippians off guard. Clarksdale Public Utilities stays prepared year-round to respond to inclement weather, and as temperatures continue dropping, CPU reminds customers to make sure…

CPU Wishes You a Happy, Hazard-Free Holiday Season!

Follow these safety tips to prevent accidents and injuries Lights, decorations and more lights! Take a look around Clarksdale, and you’ll notice unmistakable signs that the holidays are here. This is also the time of year that Clarksdale Public Utilities reminds customers to avoid electrical and fire hazards by decorating safely. “Seeing homes and yards…

CPU and Clarksdale Celebrate Public Power Week Oct. 4-10

Customer ownership means more community focus and local control Clarksdale residents gain several benefits from being served by a publicly owned utility, such as low rates, high reliability, customer responsiveness, economic development and local control. During Public Power Week Oct. 4-10, Clarksdale Public Utilities will join more than 2,000 other not-for-profit electric utilities across the…