City of Glendale

Incorporated in 1906, Glendale purchased its electric utility in 1909, obtaining power from outside suppliers. In 1937, it began receiving power from the Hoover Dam and inaugurated the first of its own steam generating plant units with 286 MW of gas-fired steam and combustion generating capacity. Glendale Water & Power (GWP)  has a diversified portfolio that also includes coal, nuclear, natural gas, and hydro generating resources, as well as a comprehensive renewables resource program comprised of wind, solar with battery energy storage system, small hydro, and geothermal projects. Today, GWP provides reliable electric services to over 90,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers within a 31 square mile area. GWP continues to invest in improving the system infrastructure to ensure its long-term reliability. Our vision is to deliver reliable, high quality, environmentally-sensitive, and sustainable water and power services to our customers in a caring and cost-competitive manner, while creating a stimulating and rewarding work experience for our employees.

Customers - Retail90,079*
Power Generated and Purchased (in MWh)
Total Revenues (000s)$232,311*
Operating Costs (000s)$212,579*
Preliminary & Unaudited Fiscal Year-End June 30, 2021 Information