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Electric Utility Information
History

Established in 1887, Colton’s Electric Utility is the oldest founded utility in San Bernardino County.  The utility was created to provide quality, reliable service to residential and business customers within the city.  To date the utilities goals include providing responsive and reliable service, equitable rates, and superior customer service.  

Colton Electric Utility owns and operates its own power plant, five substations and the entire electrical infrastructure including the transmission and distribution lines within the city boundaries.   The utility serves approximately 16,000 residential customers and 2,500 commercial and industrial customers, with a peak load of 90 Mega, or Million, Watts.

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Conduit and Vault Specifications

Statistics
All data as of June 30, 2015

Average Number of Customers by Class
Class Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Fiscal Year 2014-2015 % Change
Commercial 2,039 1,983 -2.7%
Industrial 78 81 3.7%
Municipal    206 203 -1.5%
Residential 15,979 16,166 1.2%
Total  18,302 18,433 0.7%

Consumption by Class (kWh)
Class Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Fiscal Year 2014-2015 % Change
Commercial    67,855,652 67,983,671 0.2%
Industrial   175,650,505 167,744,998 -4.5%
Municipal   2,807,125 2,886,393 2.8%
Residential   96,279,673 98,085,616 1.9%
Total  342,592,955 336,700,678 -1.7%

Annual System Peak
Type of Data  Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Fiscal Year 2014-2015  % Change 
Annual System Peak 82.74 MW 84.39 MW  2.0%

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