|:: ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT
CMU supplies electricity to our Customers over 65 miles of transmission and distribution lines. CMU operates two substations and switchgear offering primary voltages at 12.4 kv /4160 kv. Our Power Plant consists of V-16 duel-fuel engines with generating capacity of 16,000 Kilowatts. CMU is interconnected with Kansas City Power & Light and purchases power from the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission.
What to do in emergency:
- Located your main disconnect and check fuses and breakers to see if they are not blown or tripped.
- Check to see if your neighbor has electricity.
- If you are unable to find the cause of the outage, call one of the numbers below. Stay in the house in case there is a down power line outside on the ground.
A.) Municipal Utility Office 8:00am – 5:00pm. 542-0360
B.) Nights and Holidays call 542-3911
In accordance with Ordinance #1044, Town of Carrollton, MO. The Utility must trim and/or remove trees at certain locations where trees interfere with electric distribution lines and services. Trees and brush extending over public right-of-way are in public control and may be trimmed up to the right-of-way with or without the owners permission and liability thereto is hereby denied. In the interest of public safety, protection of human lives and continuity of electric service, the Utility will trim tress and brush where necessary within easements and right-of-ways.
Customer Emergency Generators:
The Customer must submit to the Utility detailed plans, specifications, equipment description and other details pertinent to the proposed installation as may be required by the Utility. These plans, specifications, etc, must be approved by the Utility before parallel operation will be allowed. The Utility has the right to refuse any parallel operation it determines abnormal or dangerous. If this equipment is permitted it will have automatic fail-safe back-feed prevention devices for safety of Utility personnel.