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 inaugerated the first of its own steam generating plant units with 260 MW of gas-fired steam and combustion generating capacity. Glendale Water & Power (GWP) has a diversified portfolio that also includes coal, nuclear, and hydro generating resources, as well as a comprehensive renewables resource program comprised of landfill gas, wind, and geothermal projects. Today, GWP provides reliable electric services to over 87,900 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 provide our customers with reliable and sustainable water and power services that are cost-effective and innovative.



Customers - Retail87,982*
Power Generated and Purchased (in MWh)
Self-Generated142,440*
Purchased1,550,098*
Total1,692,538*
Total Revenues (000s)$224,295*
Operating Costs (000s)$205,941*
*Unaudited Fiscal Year End June 30, 2017 Information