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…

Fast, Free, Convenient: CPU’s Electronic Tools Save Customers Time and Money

CPU bill-payment programs offer several advantages over third-party providers September 18, 2020 Clarksdale Public Utilities is reminding customers that its electronic bill-payment options have several advantages over third-party services, including peace of mind that customers’ utility accounts are in good standing. “Some of our customers are using third-party bill-payment services that make money by charging…

When It Comes to Billing Options, More Choice Means More Control

CPU programs are designed to match customers’ budgets and payment preferences Personalized service is part of Clarksdale Public Utilities’ commitment to customers and includes billing programs that maximize control and convenience. CPU reminds customers that sign-up is free and takes just a few minutes. “We want to make it as easy and convenient as possible…