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SESD History

The South Valley Electric Service District is a political subdivision of the State of Utah & a local improvement District. SESD is a "Not for profit" Public Power entity created by the Utah State Legislature in 1985 to provide electric service in Southern Utah County. A member of Utah Association of Special Districts (UASD), SESD is the only ELECTRIC Service District in Utah.

  • Member of South Utah Valley Power Systems (SUVPS), Intermountain Power Superintendents Association (IPSA) https://www.ipsainfo.com/, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) www.uamps.com, Colorado River Energy Distributors Association (CREDA), and the American Public Power Association (APPA) https://www.publicpower.org/.
  • SESD's service territory is over 120 square miles and is divided into 7 area districts (including Elk Ridge https://www.elkridgecity.org/and Woodland Hills cities https://www.woodlandhills-ut.gov/). Each district is represented by an elected  trustee; the Board of Trustees is comprised of 7 members.
  • Started with a 3 MW load and has grown into a 14 MW load.
  • SESD currently provides service to over 4,000 customers and provides power for a large percentage of south Utah County farms, agriculture, and orchards.
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