The Paducah Power System is the COMMUNITY-OWNED municipal electric power provider for the city of Paducah, KY. The municipal system, formerly owned and operated by Kentucky utilities, has been bringing public power to the residents of Paducah since Sept. 1, 1961. It gets its power from the Tennessee Valley Authority generation facilities. The power company serves approximately TWO-THIRDS of the residents of McCracken County, including the city of Paducah. Geographically, PPS service area covers 47 square miles with 22.500 total residential, commercial and industrial customers. Paducah Power System's mission is to provide the most reliable electric service at the lowest rates possible.