The American Public Gas Association recognized Greer Commission of Public Works with the Gold System Operational Achievement Recognition (SOAR) award for its system integrity, system improvement, workforce development and employee safety.
“Our staff has worked diligently the past four years to improve skills, promote safety in the workplace and use technology to be more efficient with our work,” said Rob Rhodes, Greer CPW’s gas department manager in a statement. “This achievement is something all gas utilities strive for and we’re honored to receive it.”
Greer CPW is one of six companies to receive the award in the United States this year.
“This is a salute to the employees that maintain high standards in their work each day. I’m honored to lead such a dedicated group of employees,” said Rhodes.
Greer CPW – By the numbers
- Greer CPW has 14 gas department employees
- Greer CPW’s gas territory is the largest of all utilities and spans from Southern Spartanburg County to Landrum and Wellford to Taylors.
- 24,800 gas customers – Natural gas is the earth’s cleanest fossil fuel and is composed of four hydrogen atoms and one carbon atom.
- When it burns, natural gas produces mostly carbon dioxide, water vapor and nitrogen oxide.
- Greer CPW owns and operates a compressed natural gas filling station for cars, larger fleet and is open to the public.