Riverside, Calif. – Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) received an Award of Merit from the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) for its partnership with the Riverside Community Hospital Expansion Project. RPU provided energy efficiency rebates and economic development rates supporting new construction incentives.
For nearly two decades, Riverside Public Utilities has offered programs and services to assist large and small commercial customers, funded by public benefit monies. These offerings are beneficial to businesses like RCH in order to meet state-mandated goals for energy and water use efficiency. The RCH expansion project would bring 300 permanent jobs, a comprehensive healthcare facility, and a significant amount of local sales tax revenue.
Hospital Corporation of America Holdings Inc. (HCA), the parent company of (RCH) is investing more than $400 million in the health of the community through the construction of a major hospital expansion project to meet the needs of the growing community.
Visit RiversidePublicUtilities.com for more information about RPU services, as well as water and energy conservation rebate programs and tips available, or call (951) 826-5485.
Since 1895, Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) has provided high quality, safe, and reliable electric and water services to the residents of Riverside, CA. RPU remains committed to increasing its use of renewable energy resources and promoting sustainable living practices, and is actively planning and implementing essential energy and water infrastructure improvements that will better serve this and future generations.