Emerald People’s Utility District (EPUD) is one of six public utility districts in Oregon. We are a unique utility with a unique history that helps explain who we are today and where we’ll be tomorrow.
To provide safe, reliable, low-cost power in an environmentally responsible manner.
Last updated on May 25, 2021
- 22,289 total accounts
- Residential: 19,407
- Irrigation: 740
- General Service: 2,026
(businesses, churches, schools, farms)
- Industrial: 8
- Street Lighting: 16
- Overhead primary line: 815 miles
- Underground primary line: 345 miles
- Transmission line: 20 miles
- Distribution poles: 24,564
- Transmission poles: 986
- Underground transformers, vaults, cabinets: 3,310
- Substations: 8
Long-Term Strategic Plan
Emerald developed a long-term strategic plan for the utility as it heads into a changing environment.
View the 2020 Strategic Plan (PDF).
Questions, comments, concerns? Email Emerald.