#safety

Are you prepared for an emergency?

Submitted by sshockley on Thu, 09/15/2022 - 15:11

Did you know September is National Preparedness Month? During this month, FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and the Ad Council seek to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared if an emergency arises.

The types of emergencies vary depending on geographic location and weather. The key is ensuring you and your loved ones have everything you need. 
The first step is to make a plan. When developing this plan, consider the following:

Utility scammers are targeting electric customers, ignore them!

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 07/29/2022 - 15:45

July 29, 2022, CLEVELAND –We are receiving complaints of customers receiving a recorded message threatening to disconnect electric service if payment isn’t received immediately.

If you receive a similar call, please report this activity to Public Utilities Security at (216) 443-2426. You should also call our offices and report the attempted scam. Here are a few things we will not do:

Tips to help beat the heat!

Submitted by sshockley on Wed, 06/15/2022 - 09:37

Local forecasters indicate northeast Ohio will experience a mini-heatwave over the next two days. The high heat will prove challenging to those who work outdoors and those without air conditioning. Below, we have provided tips to help you beat the heat.

When heatwaves happen, paying attention to your body is essential. We must also keep an eye on our older residents, babies, and pets. Everyone can safely enjoy this unseasonably hot weather by following these tips:

Have an issue with a streetlight, call 621-LITE (5483)

Submitted by sshockley on Tue, 10/12/2021 - 13:42

As days get shorter, streetlights become an essential tool in neighborhoods. These lights not only illuminate neighborhoods, but they provide safe, efficient lighting for pedestrians, and drivers.

This outdoor lighting source was upgraded in 2019 as part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Safe Smart CLE program.
These new lights provide residents and visitors with clear images and well-lit pathways.

If you see streetlights out, call 621-LITE (5483) to report the outage to our 24-hour automated system.
 

City of Cleveland, CPP begin installation of 61,000 LED streetlights

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 13:41

The City of Cleveland recently announced the launch of its streetlight conversion program, a project that combines cost-saving and energy-efficient LED streetlights with smart camera technology. A total of 61,000 streetlights –owned by Cleveland Public Power (CPP) – are scheduled to be replaced over an 18-month period. The $35 million project is part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Safe Smart CLE initiative.