To maximize savings with a laptop, put the AC adapter on a power strip that can be turned off (or will turn off automatically); the transformer in the AC adapter draws power continuously, even when the laptop is not plugged into the adapter.
Tell City Electric Department is in the process of upgrading and
replacing our meters. This process will take place over the next
several months. Please be aware you may have to reset any digital
clocks after your meter is replaced. If you have any questions,
feel free to call our office at 812-547-3411 between 7am-4pm Monday
The Tell City Electric Department Office will be
closed from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Tuesday, April
18 2017, for Staff Training. We will reopen for
business at 7:00 AM on Wednesday April 19th. We apologize for any
TCED has become aware of fraudulent scam calls claiming to be
TCED employees, contacting customers. Please be on the lookout for
callers pretending to be TCED utility company employees demanding
immediate payment, often by prepaid debit cards, credit cards, or
If you have ANY questions about the status of your bill, or if you receive one of these fraudulent calls, please hang up and contact Tell City Electric Department directly at 812-547-3411. More useful info can be found here... CONSUMER ALERT: UTILITIES CALL SCAM
Utility infrastructure may not be the best feature in yards, but it is necessary to deliver safe and reliable electricity. During Summer, many customers plant trees, shrubs and flowers to hide pad-mounted transformers and other utility infrastructure. This can affect the utilities ability to maintain, troubleshoot and turn off power quickly during emergencies, such as a house fire.
Here are some rules about planting around TCED equipment:
The City of Tell City is in the process of a proposed
annexation. Should this annexation be passed, the service boundary
of Tell City Electric Department will change.
Currently Southern Indiana Power (SIP) is serving a majority of the homes and businesses in the proposed annexation area. Tell City Electric Department has reached an agreement with SIP whereby Tell City Electric Department will provide service to 38 customers in the proposed annexation area.
By State Statute, Tell City Electric Department has three years to provide service to these 38 customers. We are planning to have electric service to these customers within two years.
The Tell City Electric Department Board of Directors meets monthly on the third Tuesday at 6:00pm (unless the meeting date is changed). The meeting is held at the Commercial Office at 601 Main Street. The Public is welcome to attend. A meeting "Agenda" is available by calling the office at 812-547-3411