The City of Colby has owned and operated a municipal power plant since 1910, with low rates benefiting all residents. The credit for the electric capacity and rates is due to the wisdom and foresight of the governing body in the early 1900's, and the continuing stewardship of later City Councils.
Cooper Bessemer 2,500 Kilowatt (KW) Engine
System Control Panels
The City has three contracts in effect at this time for 2 megawatts (MW) of hydro-electric power, 5 MW of firm energy, and the remaining amount of non-firm energy from Midwest Energy. The energy is scheduled through Kansas Municipal Energy Agency (KMEA).