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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.