Niles, Michigan...the City of four flags!

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**Customer Summary of 2015 Energy Optimization and Renewable Energy Plans
**Energy Savings Program Information Below
** Winter Protection Plan or the "How to Avoid Shut-offs" Plan

The City’s electric utility is a wholesale purchaser of power from American Electric Power.  The Division provides reliable and cost-effective electric service to 7,500 customers with a peak load of 31.5 MW.  The 34.5 kV electric transmission system serves seven (7) distribution substations that convert this transmission voltage to either 12.47 kV or 4.16 kV for 28 different distribution feeders.

All rate tariffs are approved by our City Council and published for customer review. All rate tariffs can be viewed at this web site, or obtained at the business office of the City’s Utilities Department at 333 N. Second St., 1st Floor, Niles, MI. 49120.     

Energy $avings Program 

Energy $avings Programs Offered to 
City of Niles Customers

If you click this link, you can choose our city and then all of the available programs will be listed.


Electric Rates (effective May 1, 2017)

PDF Document Rate 1:  Domestic Use - City of Niles
PDF Document Rate 1R:  Domestic Use – Non-City
PDF Document Rate 2-25 & 2R-25 – General Use
PDF Document Rate 2+25 & 2R+25 – General Use
PDF Document Rate 3 & 3R – Small Industrial Power
PDF Document Rate 4 & 4R – Medium Industrial Power
PDF Document Rate 6 & 6F – Dusk to Dawn Outdoor Lighting
PDF Document Rate 6001 Niles Utilities Rate
PDF Document Rate 8601 City Street Lights
PDF Document Rate 8802 Township Street Lights
PDF Document Rate 9 School District

Replacing Broken Electrical Poles

Electric Crew Replacing Broken Pole Broken Electrical Pole

Some of the Members of the Electrical Division

Electric Linemen/workers