Happy Public Power Week

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A CPP lineman works on overhead lines.

This week, Cleveland Public Power (CPP) will celebrate Public Power Week and more than 2,000 other electric utilities that collectively provide electricity on a not-for-profit basis to more than 47 million Americans. Cleveland Public Power is dedicated to providing reliable and affordable service and takes pride in serving the community. Public Power Week helps CPP share this message and show the power of the community.

“At Cleveland Public Power, our priority is keeping the lights on for the people of Cleveland. We strive to continuously find ways to do so with a special dedication to reliability, safety, and the environment… after all, this is our community – your power,” said Interim CPP Commissioner Rich Barton.  

In business for 116 years, CPP is the largest municipal power company in Ohio. Today, CPP boasts 36 substations throughout the city of Cleveland and serves more than 70,000 residential and commercial customers. CPP remains robust, safe, and reliable as it strategically positions itself for the future. As one of the most reliable systems in the nation, CPP’s employees want their customers to know that they are committed to continuing to provide quality service for the next 100 years… you can Count on it!

Public Power Week is a national event sponsored in conjunction with the American Public Power Association (APPA) in Washington, D.C. APPA is the service organization for community and state-owned electric utilities.