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Internet Service Upgrades

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

RMU internet service customers

On Saturday September 3rd the RMU communications internet access provider will be making system upgrades to the internet access connection. System upgrades which may affect service at times; are scheduled to start on September 3, at 11:45 PM and lasting approximately three (3) hours, until 3:45 AM on September 4, 2011.

These upgrades will involve newer redundancy in some of the network services.

Please report any issues after the completion time to 815-562-2222 or via email to

Thank you for your continued business.

RMU Communications Department. 

Webmail Access

Friday, 5 August 2011

Welcome to the new Rochelle Municipal Utilities website!

Access to your web based email is still available through our new website. You will need to navigate to the communications main page; this can be done in two ways via the divisions drop down menu at the top of the page or by clicking on the World-class box near the bottom of the home page. Once you have reached the communications main page the menu on the left features a link to Webmail.

Also note you can reach the webmail page directly by typing or pasting the following URL into your browser:             http://webmail.rochelle.net/webmail/src/login.php  

RMU endorses energy efficiency and conservation. Beginning June 1, Rochelle Municipal Utilities will offer two energy conservation incentive programs. RMU customers can sign up at the RMU Customer Service Office located at 333 Lincoln Highway. The Residential Appliance Incentive Program is designed to assist our residential customers with making their home more energy efficient and reduce our electric demand. RMU will give the customer a portion of the predicted energy savings from the use of approved energy saving appliances.

The Illinois Municipal Utility Agency recently selected Anna O'Malley, a senior at Rochelle High School as one of four winners in this year's 2011 IMUA Scholarship Program essay competition. The winning essays were chosen from among 44 entries submitted by eligible high school seniors statewide. Anna will receive a framed certificate and a $500 award from IMUA.

Rochelle Energy Center

Thursday, 12 May 2011

William Charles Energy, LLC and Rochelle Municipal Utilities Jointly Announce a New Landfill-Gas-To-Energy Facility in Rochelle, IL.

In cooperation with RMU and Rochelle Waste Disposal, William Charles Energy, LLC is developing the Rochelle Energy Center, a new state-of-the-art 4.8 megawatt renewable energy facility located at Rochelle Municipal Landfill #2 in Rochelle, IL. RMU will purchase the power produced at the energy center and will retain all of the renewable energy credits associated with the electricity production. The plant is expected to achieve commercial operation in late 2011. A public groundbreaking event has been scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on April 25th, 2011.

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