|526 W 600 N
Hurricane, UT 84737
|Office: (435) 635-5536
FAX: (435) 635-4127
|Monday - Friday 7 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
|Dave Imlay||Power Director||(435) 635-5536 x3
||(435) 635-5536 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Brian Anderson||Power Coordinator||(435) 635-5536 x4
|Vicky Ogden||Office Administrator||(435) 635-5536 x2
|Power Outages||Power System
||Appliance Rebates||Net Metering
Billing questions? Please contact the Utility Department at (435) 635-2811 x4
Hurricane City Power is a city owned power provider and is governed by the City Council. Our team of ten full time department employees and four shared city employees strive to provide the City of Hurricane with reliable and economical power for the community's needs.
Power department operations and planning are overseen by the Power Board. Meeting information can be found under the Power Board web page.
Watch this 2013 Wheeler Power Systems video featuring our Hurricane Generation Facility.
During a power outage citizens can call the main office phone number listed above to leave a message. However, management and crews will be very busy determining the cause and extent of the outage and trying to restore service as quickly as possible. The Power Department will return your call as soon as possible but there may be some delay.
Hurricane Power serves almost 6,000 customers within the city limits. Total power sales in 2013 was 104,721,240 Kilowatt Hours with a peak of 33.7 MW. However, there are areas within the city limits that Hurricane Power does not serve. The Harrisburg development area is served by Rocky Mountain Power. Sand Hollow Resort, Dixie Springs, Elim Valley, and areas directly west of Dixie Springs and Elim Valley are served by Dixie Escalante.
Note to home builders: Because of the different electric providers within the city, different permitting applications and impact fees are required. See the Building Department page for more details.
Hurricane Power employs several stratagies to meet this demand as economically as possible. One strategy is to own and operate our own power generators to meet peak power demand. Currently we have three, 1.6 megawatt Caterpillar diesel gererators and five 2 megawatt Caterpillar natural gas generators.
Hurricane Power is also a member of the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems ("UAMPS"). This partnership allows Hurricane Power to obtain electric energy from various economical sources that Hurricane Power could not aquire working as a free agent.
Electrical rates for residential, small commercial, and large commercial customers can be downloaded here.
Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems ("UAMPS") is a governmental agency that provides comprehensive wholesale electric energy, on a nonprofit basis, to community-owned power systems throughout the Intermountain West. The UAMPS membership represents 45 Members in Utah, Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Wyoming.
UAMPS is continually looking ahead for clean, reliable, and economical energy sources to fulfill future baseline energy needs. One of these new sources are Small Modular Reactors (SMR).
UAMPS entered into a Teaming Agreement with NuScale and Energy Northwest to investigate the viability of developing an SMR at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls.
The video links below are from a presentation given to the City Council on 11/20/2014 outlining what UAMPS is investigating.
Percentage of energy sources by type used by the Power Department for the year 2014.
Market is a mix of Coal, Hydro, Natural Gas, Wind, Etc. purchased on the open market.
Resources by Location
Hunter Power Station
San Juan Power Station
Intermountain Power Plant
Deseret Firm Contract
Nebo Power Station
Hurricane Clifton Wilson Power Station
Colorado River Storage Project
Pleasant Valley Wind Project
Horse Butte Wind Project
Hurricane Power is a participant in the UAMPS Smart Energy Home Energy Savings Appliance Incentive program. This program offers electric customers who purchase new appliances a rebate off the purchase price on qualifying appliances. For more information and an application visit the UAMPS Smart Energy Appliance Incentive web site and click on the Home Energy Savings Program link or call toll free 1-888-365-1588.
For more energy saving tips in the home, please visit the U.S. Department of Energy Energy Savers web site.
Hurricane Power won approval for a Net Metering and Interconnection Policy for renewable Energy Systems from the City Council on December 6, 2007. This policy defines the requirements for the interconnection of customer electric generating facilities, including those that generate renewable energy, within the City of Hurricane electric distribution systems. This allows Hurricane Power to offer customers who install renewable energy equipment a net metering option (i.e., selling excess electrical generation back to Hurricane Power). Contact the Power Department for more information on the Net Metering policy.
***** NOTICE *****
On April 2nd, 2015 the Hurricane City Council voted to put a moratorium on new net metering installations. Installations will still be allowed but no netting of the meter will occur nor will any other compensation for energy put onto the Hurricane City power grid be given. This moratorium does not affect those net metering installations already connected. This moratorium is in effect until June 1st, 2015. The moratorium was approved to allow for the Hurricane City Power Board and Staff to come up with better Policy for metering of grid tied solar panels.
If you are thinking of installing renewable energy equipment download, print, fill out, and turn in the following documents to the Power Department.
Note to builders: Before installing renewable energy equipment contact the Building Department to assure that the proper permiting requirements are followed.
The Hurricane Power Department publishes it's own set of standards and drawings for the design and installation of power distribution systems. Download PDF versions of the Standards and Drawings documents using the links below.
Every contractor who will be working on new or existing Hurricane City Power systems must be certified by the Hurricane Power Department. The Hurricane Power Department holds testing and training during the year for contractors who are interested in becoming certified to work with Hurricane City Power systems.
Upcomming testing and training date To be announced
Pre-Qualification Testing Packet - Includes pre-qualification form and study guide.