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Utilities Celebrates 125 Years Of Serving Waupun

125 Year Anniversary

Waupun Utilities, your locally owned, not-for-profit electric utility, celebrates 125 years of service this year. 

Waupun Utilities is a proud member-owner of WPPI Energy, a not-for-profit wholesale energy provider and joint action agency. The utility’s milestone anniversary was recognized at an awards ceremony during the WPPI Energy Annual Meeting on September 19.

Photo: Finance Director Jared Oosterhouse (center left) and General Manager Randy Posthuma (center right) stand with WPPI Energy CEO Mike Peters (left) and WPPI Energy Board Chair Jeff Feldt (right) 

“I’d like to extend my congratulations and appreciation to Waupun Utilities for 125 years of service to the Waupun community,” said Mike Peters, President and CEO of WPPI Energy.   

The utility was founded by the citizens of Waupun. It has remained a public power utility since that time and utility employees continue to be guided by the principles of local ownership and control, keeping revenue in the community, providing first-rate customer service, and making a positive impact in the community through volunteer and outreach efforts.

 “Working for a local utility that’s owned by the community we serve gives us a much bigger reason to care about the work we do. We also live in this community; it’s our home. We want to be a part of making it great,” said Randy Posthuma, General Manager for Waupun Utilities. “Anniversaries are a great time to reflect both on what has brought us to this point and where we want to go in the future.”