The Shakopee Public Utilities Electric Department provides Safe and Reliable electric energy to 16,139 customers. The Utility’s approximate 40 Sq. mile electric service area consists generally in the City of Shakopee and includes areas in the City of Prior Lake, Louisville Township and Jackson Township. The Utility purchases electricity, for resale, from the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA). The Electric Department’s 16 Employees construct, maintain and repair 213 miles of underground and 102 miles of over head electric distribution circuits. In addition, the Department maintains the City of Shakopee street light system which has 2,139 street lights.