Energy Services

To pay your utility bill, or speak with someone about hooking up service, please contact the Utility Department at 509-962-7201.



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Listen to a December 2016 interview of Gas and Power Manager, Shan Rowbotham, on Ellensburg Community Radio. Shan talks about the history of power utilities in Ellensburg, and conservation strategies and incentives for businesses.

News and Updates

The City Council adopted revisions to Ordinance 4684, which includes updates to the Utility Fees Schedule. These changes took effect January 1, 2017.

Changes were made to the Electric and Natural Gas rates beginning January 2017. This flyer explains the changes made.

On October 3, 2016 Ellensburg City Council adopted the Utility Data Privacy Policy.


The Energy Services Department is responsible for the City's:
The City of Ellensburg is the only city in the State of Washington that has both a municipal electric and gas utility.


Energy Services staff provides administrative, operating, and maintenance services for utility customers. The City's Finance Department provides billing and accounting services. For more information on our staff, please view Energy Services Staff.

Additional Information

For more information, you may email the Energy Services Department or call us at (509) 962-7124.