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Rensselaer's Municipal Electric Utility is considered a large industry for our community.  We strive to keep our rates low while providing reliable and  efficient power.
 
"Special Ordinance" Number 14 was written and passed on September 17, 1897 authorizing and empowering the City of Rensselaer to construct, maintain and operate an electric light system for the purpose of supplying electricity to the City.
 
The passage of this ordinance was the beginning of a municipality to serve the inhabitants of the City.  Over 100 years later, the Elecric Utility consists of three sub departments and an administrative office.
The City of Rensselaer counts on Mr. Steve Miller, Electric Manager of Operations and Engineering to make sure the plants are fully operational.
 
 
Each of these departments play a vital role with the utility to supply low cost, efficient, reliable power to the utility's customers.
 
The City of Rensselaer is a full purchasing member of the Indiana Municipal Power Agency "IMPA". IMPA is a statewide agency formed to provide reliable low cost electricity to municipal electric systems like Rensselaer.
 
 
 

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Steve Miller, Electric Manager of Operations and Engineering
425 N Van Rensselaer
Rensselaer, IN 47978
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