Innovation is a core value at Cleveland Public Power and the utility works to increase efficiency and service delivery with innovative programs. Some of the technology enhancements we are actively utilizing and researching will improve our response to outages as well as the delivery of service to our customers.

LED Streetlight Installation

As part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson's Safe Smart CLE initiative, Cleveland Public Power will replace its existing streetlight inventory with new energy-efficient LED technology including adaptive control photocells. The project will not only improve the quality of light throughout the City but will also help lower its carbon footprint, providing improved health and safety for our citizens. To watch the progress of this project and learn more, visit the LED Streetlight Installation page.

Solar Sprint

Engaging Cleveland youth in the construction of solar-powered race cars while demonstrating the importance of renewable energy. Additionally, showing them ways to have fun while learning skills associated with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Visit the Solar Sprint page for more information on how your student can participate.

Intern-Apprentice Program

Providing opportunities for Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) students to begin a career with Cleveland Public Power after graduating from high school. Paid training to become Linemen, Cable Splicers, Electric Meter Installers, Transformer Repair Workers, Low Tension Linemen, Line Helper Drivers, or Gas Turbine Mechanics. Details on this program can be found on the Student-Intern Apprentice page.

Green Projects

Investing in renewable energy and energy sources is a cornerstone of CPP's commitment to diversify its energy portfolio. We have invested in Hydro, Solar, and Wind power to date.

Customer - Generation

If you're considering the addition of an energy source like PV arrays, wind turbines, etc. we are here to assist you and you can find all of the information you will need on the Customer - Generating page.