Power FAQ's

Electricity

  • Who do I call if I have city power and there’s a power outage or my streetlights go out?
  • What do I do if a power line comes down during a storm or because of an accident?
  • What should I do if a power line comes down on my car?
  • What do I do if there is lightning in the area during a storm?
  • Why does the city own an electric division?
  • Is street lighting the only business of the Power Section of DOPW?
  • I didn’t know there were two electric utilities in Columbus. Do I really have a choice of electric providers?
  • Why should I choose Columbus Power?
  • Who gets street lighting?