Your Hometown Power Co.

Local Control


  • Newark's public power system belongs to the residents we serve.

Efficient Service


  • Newark Electric offers reliable service at non-profit rates.
  • Public power leads the way in providing efficient, low-cost electric service.

Lower Rates


  • Local publicly owned utility rates are traditionally lower than the rates of private power companies.

Customer Oriented


  • Newark's Electric Department is responsive to customer needs and energy demands.

Economic Benefits


  • Electric utility revenues account for about 36% of city's net revenue while Electric Department operations use only 9% of the city budget.
  • Our investments stay in the community and offset the need for higher taxes.
  • Revenues go into general funds.

Less Overhead


  • City facilities operate at wholesale rates including street lighting and traffic signals.