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Happy Earth Day

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 04/22/2022 - 11:45

APRIL 22, 2022, CLEVELAND -- Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to promote environmental awareness. It was first celebrated on April 22, 1970, and is the birth of the modern environmental movement to many. The success of Earth Day is visible through its reach – the day is celebrated globally and recognized in more than 192 countries each year.
The primary message on Earth Day is, “We only have one earth, and she is very precious to us, so we have to treat her good. “ To that end, Cleveland Public Power is working to do our part in sustaining Mother Earth.   

Scammers are back. Beware!

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 04/08/2022 - 15:26

April 8, 2022, CLEVELAND – Utility Scammers strike again, seeking to scare consumers into handing over their hard-earned money.

A customer recently reported receiving a call seeking immediate payment over the telephone, or their electric service would be interrupted. Thankfully the customer hung up the phone and contacted our offices.

If you receive a similar call, please report this activity to Public Utilities Security at (216) 443-2426. You should also call our offices and report the attempted scam. Here are a few things we will not do:

Cleveland Public Power to sponsor Electro Expo Cleveland March 30-31st

Submitted by sshockley on Thu, 03/10/2022 - 12:00

March 10, 2022, CLEVELAND-- Cleveland Public Power encourages members of the electrical construction industry to join them at the 2022 Electro Expo March 30-31st. The Expo, hosted by The Electrical League of Ohio will be held in the Huntington Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Ave., and is free to attend.

If you are an architect, electrical contractor,  utility, electrical engineer, or energy engineer this Expo is an opportunity for you to attend educational seminars and “hands-on” exhibits featuring the latest technology in the electrical industry.

CPP's winter Assistance programs start today (Nov. 1)

Submitted by sshockley on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 14:47

Fall is officially here, temperatures are falling like the beautiful tree leaves. With colder temperatures, homes are chilly prompting the use of space heaters and furnaces to keep warm. Utilizing these appliances may result in increased consumption of electricity.

Beginning Monday, November 1, 2021, and running through March 31, 2022 assistance is available for income-eligible residents. The federally funded, Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), is available to help offset the cost with a one-time benefit of up to $750 applied directly to your utility bill.

Have an issue with a streetlight, call 621-LITE (5483)

Submitted by sshockley on Tue, 10/12/2021 - 13:42

As days get shorter, streetlights become an essential tool in neighborhoods. These lights not only illuminate neighborhoods, but they provide safe, efficient lighting for pedestrians, and drivers.

This outdoor lighting source was upgraded in 2019 as part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Safe Smart CLE program.
These new lights provide residents and visitors with clear images and well-lit pathways.

If you see streetlights out, call 621-LITE (5483) to report the outage to our 24-hour automated system.

CPP's Public Power Week celebration goes virtual

Submitted by sshockley on Wed, 09/29/2021 - 16:45

Cleveland Public Power (CPP) will host its 14th Annual Public Power Week celebration virtually October 3-9. Along with 2,000 other community-powered, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 49 million Americans we will demonstrate the vital role we play in our communities.

CPP has chosen the virtual world for its celebration due to the continued rise in coronavirus cases, and because those most impacted are young people who play a big role in our annual celebrations.

HEAP Summer Crisis funds available through September 30th

Submitted by sshockley on Wed, 09/01/2021 - 15:57

As summer comes to a close, many are still dealing with high electric bills from the hot, humid days of summer. Help is available throughout September.

For income-eligible residents there’s a federally funded program, Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), to help offset the cost with a one-time benefit applied directly to your utility bill.  This program runs until the end of September.