About the Directory

2013-2014 APPA DirectoryPublic Power magazine's annual statistical issue is one of the most important reference sources for information on the public power industry. It includes comprehensive data on more than 2,000 state and local public power utilities.

It also lists joint action agencies, regional and state associations, federal power agencies, and other APPA members.

New features include summary data on non-utility generating capacity and identification of other utility services that are offered by public power utilities, a Community Broadband Services section, and a Business Resource section.

The 2016-2017 print edition of the Public Power Annual Directory & Statistical Report is now available.  The first copy of the directory is free to APPA members and is distributed with Public Power magazine.

If you have any questions or are an APPA member and would like to be placed on the contact list to receive Public Power magazine (and the directory) please call (202) 467-2926.

Searchable Utility Database

View our searchable database of public power utilities or click on any state below to see directory information for that state.

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Statistical Report Contents

The 2016-2017 Statistical Report is available for download. Reports include:

  • U.S. Electric Utility Industry Statistics
  • U.S. Electric Generating Capacity and Generation by Fuel Type
  • Generation by Public Power Utilities
  • Renewable Capacity and Generation
  • 100 Largest Public Power Utilities, by Electric Customers Served
  • 100 Largest Public Power Utilities, by Electric Revenues
  • 100 Largest Public Power Utilities, by Megawatt-Hour Sales
  • 100 Largest Public Power Systems, by Generation


  • Power Marketer Data
  • Public Power Data, by State
  • Residential Customers Served, by Public Power Utilities
  • Distribution of Public Power Utilities
  • Number of Public Power Utilities
  • National Trends in Average Revenue per Kilowatt-Hour
  • Payments and Contributions by Public Power Distribution Systems to State and Local Governments
  • Public Power Costs Less
  • Selected Financial and Operating Ratios of Public Power Systems