Denton Municipal Electric (DME) is the 6th largest municipally owned utility in Texas with a 353 megawatt peak load. DME received the American Public Power Association’s Reliable Public Power Provider Award, which places it in the top 9% of municipally owned utilities in the U.S. for service reliability. DME’s Average Service Availability Index (ASAI) has been 99.99% since 2009.
DME has competitive, stable rates for business and industrial customers, with option of long-term purchase power agreements to provide a predictable operating cost structure for qualifying companies. DME also provides an economic growth rider incentive to qualified new and expanding businesses in Denton.
DME is a renewable energy leader, with 40% of its energy portfolio in renewable. The City of Denton provides more wind power, per capita, than any U.S. city, and all DME customers receive 40% renewable energy at no additional cost.