Electricity & Telecommunications


Quincy receives electricity from the Grant Count Public Utility District (PUD).


This consumer-owned utility has two large hydroelectric power plants on the Columbia River. Central Washington State has hydro-power resources that are among the lowest cost providers of power in the U.S. Grant County PUD is a regional leader in reliable electric service - typically 99.9% reliability. In 2001, large industrial power costs averaged less than two cents per kilowatt-hour. Local industries include food processors along with silicon and chemical companies. 


Phone Services

Service Provider: Frontier Communications

Grant County PUD has developed a Fiber Optic Network throughout Grant County communities for business, industrial and residential use.

Internet Service Providers

Exede Satellite Internet is the leading satellite internet provider. We have thousands of customers, including many in your area and we feel we could be of great value to your customers. Satellite is a great option for people without cable internet wiring.

Grant County PUD also offers connections to one of the nation's first rural high-speed telecommunications systems. This state-of-the-art communications system is now under rapid construction throughout Grant County. Access to the PUD's ZIPP fiber optic network allows local citizens and businesses a choice of digital television, Internet, telephone, and other broadband services through independent service providers. 

More Information

If you have questions about the ZIPP Network, please contact the ZIPP Customer Care Team at 509-754-6632, toll-free at 888-254-1899 or email ZIPP Customer Care. For more information visit the Grant County PUD website.