The largest and oldest municipal utility in San Bernardino County, the Colton Electric Department has been
meeting the electric needs of Colton’s businesses
and residents since 1895. Today, the Department serves approximately
customers with a diverse mix of generation resources. The
Department’s main focus is ensuring that customer’s use electricity effectively
to minimize their costs
and promote sustainability.
Colton’s residents want improved environmental quality and support the steps
taken by the Department to improve the quality of life in the city. Department
efforts include acquiring renewable
resources and working with residential and business customers to install energy efficient
equipment and appliances.
The Department looks forward to serving
the electric needs of the community with low-cost, reliable supplies for the next 125 years and to
serve as an asset helping promote economic development in the City.