OMUfibernet highlighted for fiber to the home pilot venture

OMU was recently highlighted for its Fiber-to-the-Home pilot program (OMUfibernet) in articles featured on CNN Money and Market Watch. 10 New Municipalities Launch Fiber Networks with Calix Owensboro Municipal Utilities headlines mushrooming interest in community broadband SAN DIEGO, CA – September 8, 2015 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in gigabit fiber deployments, today announced 10 new municipal broadband providers have partnered with Calix to support their network…

Scammers target OMU customers

Scammers have recently contacted OMU customers attempting to gain payment with threat of shutting off of water or electric services. Please review the following information to avoid being a victim of fraud or call 270-926-3200 for more information. To protect yourself from such scams, please know: OMU will never ask for vital personal information over the phone and will only take credit card information when you want to pay by…

Earn $5 by signing up for our automatic payment system

No more missed due dates. No more stamps. No more worries. Sign up now for OMU’s automatic payment system and receive a $5 credit. This special offer is available now through November. For more information, click here. If you have additional questions, please call our Customer Service Center at 270-926-3200.

OMU Annual 5K Power Run/Walk October 31

OMU’s annual 5K Power Run/Walk will have a little twist this year! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 31. Runners and walkers are invited to join us for some exercise and Halloween fun. This flat, fast course is perfect for runners, walkers and families. Awards will be given in a variety of age categories. Costumes are encouraged and prizes given as well. For more information, visit our…

Customers please note: Billing and payment requirements changed

OMU has made a change in its payment and collection policy. Please note that beginning in September, a 3 percent fee will be assessed on payments made more than three days past the designated due date. In addition, payments will be due within seven days from billing. We understand this is a new policy and invite you to contact OMU at 270-926-3200 with any questions. OMU offers a number of…

OMU announces enhanced customer portal

OMU is proud to announce the launch of its new website. Visitors to this site will notice not only a new look for the page, but additional features and enhancements. For example, as part of the site, OMU has updated its online customer portal. The new portal has a number of features designed to assist customers in managing and reviewing their account including: The ability to review and print bills…

Mercury regulation compliance costs added to customer billing

Owensboro Municipal Utilities (OMU) has long demonstrated its commitment to be a good environmental steward, by making important investments at its Elmer Smith Generating Station to meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements. OMU will continue its dedication by installing technology and equipment at the generating station to meet recent Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS) set about by the EPA. The costs associated with compliance will be shared among all…

OMU takes action to join other municipals to form supply power agency

May 22, 2015 – Owensboro Municipal Utilities has taken action to join with as many as ten other Kentucky municipal electric utilities to form a new power supply agency to provide wholesale electric supply and services to its members.  The new agency will be called the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KyMEA). The other municipal electric systems considering membership are:  Barbourville Utility Commission, Bardwell City Utilities, Benham Power Board, City of…

OMU earns national recognition for reliable electric operations

Arlington, VA., May 18, 2015—OMU is one of 191 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®)[1] designation from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service.  Kenneth Stone, energy services and accounting manager at Braintree Electric Light Department of Braintree, Mass., and executive committee member of APPA’s RP3 Review Panel,…

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