Grafton Village Power & Light Celebrates public power week, Oct. 3-9

Village of Grafton, Ohio, October 4, 2021 – Grafton Village Power & Light is celebrating Public Power Week (#PublicPowerWeek), Oct. 3-9, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 49 million Americans. 

“Public Power Week celebrates the community-owned electricity that Grafton Village Power & Light provides to our community,” said Grafton Village Power & Light Lead Lineman Ben Palazzi. “Public power puts the people of and Businesses of Grafton first, and Public Power Week gives us the chance to emphasize the advantages of locally grown, locally owned power to our citizens.”

Today Grafton Village Power & Light has three linemen and operates and maintains 2 electric substations along with Grafton electric distribution. It serves 1404 residential, industrial and commercial customers.

“Our service is reliable and safe, and we take pride in serving our friends and neighbors,” said Ben PalazziGrafton Village Power & Light is proud to have served The Village of Grafton since 1930. 

Public Power Week is an annual national event coordinated by the American Public Power Association in Washington, D.C. The American Public Power Association is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. The Association represents public power before the federal government to protect the interests of the more than 49 million people that public power utilities serve, and the 93,000 people they employ. It advocates and advises on electricity policy, technology, trends, training, and operations. Its members strengthen their communities by providing superior service, engaging citizens, and instilling pride in community-owned power. More at  

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