Celebrate Public Power Week Oct. 4-10

Join Cleveland Public Power (CPP) Saturday, October 10th as they culminate the celebration of Public Power Week with an Open House at the CPP Eastside Service Center, 743 E. 140th Street.

An aerial view of the 2008 Public Power Week celebration.

CPP is celebrating Public Power Week,

Oct. 4-10, along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities that collectively provide electricity on a not-for-profit basis to 45 million Americans.

Public Power Week is a chance for Cleveland Public Power to articulate why public power is a good fit for Cleveland. We are absolutely dedicated to providing top-notch service and the lowest rates possible,” said Ivan Henderson, Commissioner of Cleveland Public Power.

We are proud to be a public power community,” Barry Withers, City of Cleveland Public Utilities Director said. “Our focus goes beyond serving customers. Weserve the community.”

As part of this commitment to serve the community, Cleveland Public Power will host a Public Power Week Celebration on Saturday, October 10 from noon – 4 p.m.  The afternoon of activities includes demonstrations on how power is transmitted from substations into homes, as well as rides in a Bucket Truck and refreshments.

“Cleveland Public Power knows how important it is to keep the lights on for the people of Cleveland, and we continue to find ways to do so with special dedication to reliability, safety and the environment,” said Henderson.

In business since 1906, CPP is the largest municipal power company in the State of Ohio. Today, CPP boasts 36 substations throughout the City of Cleveland and serves more than 80,000 residential and commercial customers.  Cleveland Public Power remains strong, safe and reliable as it strategically positions itself for the future. As one of the most reliable systems in the nation, CPP employees want its 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, annual 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.

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