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Residential Home City Utilities is responsible for:
  • the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power
  • the acquisition, transportation, and distribution of natural gas
  • the acquisition, treatment, and distribution of water
  • the operation of the bus transportation system
  • the operation of SpringNet broadband services

Quick Facts For Fiscal Year End 2013

General Information
Service Area Population 229,000
Service Area (in square miles) 320
Full-time Employees 947
 
Earnings & Expenses  (thousands)
Total Operating Revenues $ 409,274 
Total Operating Expenses ($ 369,460)
Total Operating Income $ 39,814 
Other Income ($ 25,691)
Net Income $ 14,123 
 
Usage By Class
Electric, Thousands of kWh: Unit Sales Percent  
Residential 1,005,311 27.6 %
Commercial 1,496,943 41.1  
Industrial 418,726 11.5  
Sales for Resale 721,925 19.8  
Total 3,642,905 100.0 %
Natural Gas, Thousands of Dekatherms: Unit Sales Percent  
Residential 5,636 49.5 %
Commercial 3,791 33.3  
Industrial 1,963 17.2  
Total 11,390 100.0 %
Water, Thousands of Gallons: Unit Sales Percent  
Residential 4,046,324 50.5 %
Commercial 3,423,226 42.8  
Industrial 534,461 6.7  
Total 8,004,011 100.0 %
 
Electric Residential Commercial Industrial  
Average Number of Customers 96,170 14,135 282
Annual Electric Bill $938 $7,989 $100,967
kWh Hours Used 10,453 105,903 1,484,845
Revenue per kWh $0.0897 $0.0754 $0.0680
 
Record Peak 802   Net Megawatts - August 3, 2011
Electronic Distribution Miles 1,779
Number of Substations 47
Street Lights 21,431
 
Natural Gas Residential Commercial Industrial  
Average Number of Customers 74,579 7,948 212
Annual Natural Gas Bill $614 $3,045 $45,227
Therms Used 760 4,770 92,580
Revenue per Therm $0.81 $0.64 $0.49
 
Record Peak 131,487   Dekatherms - January 12, 2011
Natural Gas Used by Power Plants 1,266,710   Dekatherms
Firm Pipeline Capacity 125,000   Dekatherms per Day
Firm Storage Capacity 2.3   Billion Cubic Feet
Natural Gas Distribution 1,261   Miles
Transmission 50   Miles
City Gate Stations 5
District Regulator Stations 169
 
Water Residential Commercial Industrial  
Average Number of Customers 72,892 7,589 200
Annual Water Bill $301 $1,572 $5,507
Thousand Gallons Used 56 451 2,672
Revenue per Thousand Gallons $5.38 $3.49 $2.06
 
Record Peak 59.4   Million Gallons - August 13, 2007
Water Distribution 1,250   Miles
Fire Hydrants 7,916
 
Water Supply
Water Treatment Facilities Date in Service Capacity  (Nominal) MGD
Fulbright Treatment Plant 1941 20.6
Distribution Wells 1971 1.5
Blackman Treatment Plant 1981 44.5
Total 66.6
 
Water Supplies (Avg. Daily Yield, Drought Conditions)
Fulbright Spring 1883 2.7  
Fulbright Well No. 1 1915 2.0
McDaniel Lake 1929 3.4
Fellows Lake 1957 10.8
Distribution Wells 1971 1.2
James River 1981 7.5
Stockton Lake 1996 15.0
Total 42.6
 
Average Daily Pumpage 30.9
 
Water Impoundment Areas
McDaniel Lake 1929 1.5   Billion Gallons
Fellows Lake 1955 10.0   Billion Gallons
Total 11.5   Billion Gallons
 
MGD - million gallons per day
 
Electric Power Supply
Power Plants Date in Service Capacity
Coal Fired (Megawatts)
John Twitty Energy Center No. 1 1976 203
John Twitty Energy Center No. 2 2011 300
James River No. 1 1957 23
James River No. 2 1957 23
James River No. 3 1960 44
James River No. 4 1964 60
James River No. 5 1970 105
Total Coal Fired 758
 
Combustion Turbines
John Twitty Energy Center No. 1 1983 52
John Twitty Energy Center No. 2 1983 52
James River No. 1 1989 75
James River No. 2 1992 80
McCartney Generating Station No. 1 2002 50
McCartney Generating Station No. 2 2002 50
Total Combustion Turbines 359
 
Noble Hill Landfill Renewable Energy Center 2006 3
 
Generation Total 1,120
 
Long-Term Purchased Power Sources
Southwestern Power Administration 55
Smoky Hills Wind Energy 50
Total Long-Term Purchased Power 105
 
Transit    
Total Revenue Passengers 1,465,081
Regular Street Service Buses 30
Demand-Response Buses 5
Bus Miles Operated 1,309,545
Bus Hours Operated 89,020
Miles of Route 185
Bus Stops 956
Bus Passenger Shelters 89
Bus Benches 222
Number of Fixed Routes 15
 
SpringNet Telecommunications    
Number of Service Contracts 818
Miles of Fiber 429
Upstream Internet Transit B/W 5 Gbps
IP Backbone Network 10 Gbps