What Is Public Power?

What Is Public Power?

Public power, also described as local or hometown power, is found in 49 states and over 2,000 communities in the United States. Public power is not-for-profit electric service that is owned and operated by a community for the purpose of providing safe, reliable, and efficient electric energy for consumers. Public power serves the local needs of its community guided by local values where decisions are made by elected representatives of the consumers.

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