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Tarentum Public Power
Tarentum Borough is one of thirty-five Pennsylvania Boroughs to own and operate its own electric distribution system. We strive to provide customers with a safe, reliable, and competitively priced service. By purchasing power wholesale directly from the market, our electric company is able to provide competitive rates while offering an additional economic benefit to the Borough and its residents.
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Tarentum Borough is one of thirty-five Pennsylvania Boroughs to own and operate its own electric distribution system. The Borough serves as the Electrical Distributor Service (EDS) for all electricity customers within its municipal boundaries.
Sometimes referred to as Redcat Power, the department distributes power via numerous West Penn Power primary feeds located at the Borough boundaries. The Borough purchases its current electric supply from PSE&G and contracts electrical system work to Schultheis Electric Co., based out of Latrobe, Pa.
By The Numbers
Tarentum Borough provides electric service to 4,500 residents, 200 businesses and roughly 1.4 square miles of Borough land.