June 13, 2024

Electric Department

Common Solutions


Temporary Electric Service for Parks ~199 KB

Use this permit to get electricity turned on at various parks throughout the City.

Downed Powerlines ~134 KB
2021 Energy Optimization Annual Report ~111 KB

2021 Energy Optimization Annual Report as reported to the MSCPA.

Net Metering Application ~265 KB
2021 Summary for City of Marshall's Energy Waste Reduction Program ~139 KB
Energy Optimization Rebates- Residential ~240 KB

Energy Rebates for Residential Customers 2022-2023


 Consumers Guide to information on Rooftop Solar Installations

Energy Optimization Rebates- Commercial ~719 KB

Energy Optimization Rebates for Commerical Customers 2022-2023

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If you have an Electrical Emergency please call (269) 781-8631


The City of Marshall Power Plant is located on the Kalamazoo River in Marshall, Michigan. Municipally owned and operated since 1893, the City of Marshall utility system is the third oldest hydroelectric utility system operating under its original ownership in the United States. In 1982, the Michigan South Central Power Agency (MSCPA), a municipally owned utility, formed to serve five member communities: Marshall, Clinton, Coldwater, Hillsdale and Union City. 

 Marshall provides competitive rates and reliable service to an average of 4,500 residential and 662 light industrial and commercial customers. Marshall's peak electric load is, on average, 26,912kw. Operated with 4 Power Plant staff and 10 electric distribution staff, the Electric Department provides safe and reliable electric service 24 hours a day and 7 days a week including a 45-minutes response time to outages and new service hook-ups within 24 hours notice.