The City's electric utility purchases power from the PJM wholesale markets through the Michigan Public Power Agency.  The Division provides reliable and cost-effective 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.
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Rates (effective October 1, 2020)11 documents

  • Rate 1-Elec-Domestic-City (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 0.00
  • Rate 1R-Elec-Domestic-NonCity (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 1.00
  • Rate 2+25-Elec-GenlSvc (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 2.00
  • Rate 2-25-Elec-GenlSvc (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 2.10
  • Rate 3 & 3R-Elec-SmallIndustrial (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 3.00
  • Rate 4 & 4R- Elec-MedIndustrial (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 4.00
  • Rate 6 & 6F-Elec-DusktoDawn(effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 6.00
  • RATE 6001-Elec-Niles Utilities Rate (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 6.10
  • RATE 8601-Elec-City Street Lights (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 8.60
  • RATE 8802-Elec-Township Street Lights (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 8.80
  • RATE 9-Elec-School Dist (effective 100120).pdf
    document seq 9.00