Public Power Video Library

The City of Pittsburg is exploring electricity options for our citizens, including public power. Watch these videos to learn more about this effort.

Electricity Options for Pittsburg

We want to build a brighter, stronger future for Pittsburg. One way we’re doing that is by looking into public power. Learn why the City is exploring public power.

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Marshall, MN Municipal Utilities

Brad Roos, General Manager of a public power utility talks about the benefits their community gets from having a locally-owned utility.

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Why Is City Exploring Public Power Now?

The City is exploring public power for several reasons including rate increases, an expired franchise agreement, and changes in the electric industry.

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Can The City Run an Electric Utility?

Learn how the City would utilize industry best practices to run an electric utility.

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Dealing With a Major Power Outage

In the event of a major power outage, structured mutual aid contracts ensure that we receive the exact same support we would today.

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Will Rates Be Less Expensive?

The City will only pursue a public power utility if rates are less expensive. Learn why public power is typically less expensive.

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Will City Have To Purchase From Westar?

The City will not have to purchase energy from Westar/Evergy. Learn more in this video.

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Will City Purchase Renewable Energy?

Will the City be able to purchase renewable energy? Yes. Watch the video to learn more.

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