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Cleveland Public Power responds to Windstorm Outages

Submitted by sshockley on Mon, 11/16/2020 - 22:24

CLEVELAND – On Sunday, November 15, 2020, the City of Cleveland and surrounding areas were hit with a major windstorm with wind gusts exceeding 60 mph. At the height of this storm, Cleveland Public Power experiencing 18 feeders tripping open. This resulted in approximately 7,665 customers simultaneously being without power.

Overall, a total of 8,797 non-simultaneous customers were affected by the windstorm and the opening of feeders. In addition, thousands of customers were experiencing outages due to downed wires, poles down, trees down, and blown primary fuses.

Effective December 1st Cleveland Public Utilities Will Lift  The Moratorium on Shutoffs

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 10/30/2020 - 09:32

Beginning on December 1, 2020, the City of Cleveland Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) will lift the moratorium on shut offs and reconnections. DPU will resume the regular process for collections and disconnection of service for delinquent water and/or electric accounts. 

Update on Utility Shutoff Moratorium

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 07/10/2020 - 13:13

While the Ohio EPA’s order suspending water disconnections expires on July 10, the Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) moratorium on both water and electric disconnections remains in effect until further notice. 

The City of Cleveland suspended utility disconnection as part of Mayor Jackson’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency on March 13, well in advance of Governor DeWine and the Ohio EPA’s order on March 31. Because Mayor Jackson has extended the Proclamation of Civil Emergency until July 31, the City will continue its moratorium beyond the July 10 date.

Cleveland Public Power works to improve quality of life for customers while improving infrastructure

Submitted by sshockley on Tue, 11/05/2019 - 15:49

For more than 100 years, CPP has provided residents and businesses in Cleveland with quality and affordable electric service. As a municipally-owned utility, CPP’s focus is not on profit – but rather on providing the highest level of service at the lowest possible cost, investing in quality of life issues, and supporting local priorities and initiatives.

City of Cleveland, CPP begin installation of 61,000 LED streetlights

Submitted by sshockley on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 13:41

The City of Cleveland recently announced the launch of its streetlight conversion program, a project that combines cost-saving and energy-efficient LED streetlights with smart camera technology. A total of 61,000 streetlights –owned by Cleveland Public Power (CPP) – are scheduled to be replaced over an 18-month period. The $35 million project is part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Safe Smart CLE initiative.