Vermillion Light and Power LogoVermillion Light & Power is the power provider for businesses and residents within the corporate limits of Vermillion, South Dakota. Vermillion Light & Power is a member of the South Dakota Municipal Electric Association and the American Public Power Association. The Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) supplies 75% of power to the City and is the primary power supplier for the City of Vermillion. The balance of the City’s electrical needs is supplied through Missouri River Energy Services.

VERMILLION 2023-Power Supply Mix: 83% Carbon-free power supply, 60% Renewable power supply

About Public Power

More than 2,000 communities have chosen to provide their own electricity services by creating public power utilities - not-for-profit electric utilities owned by the communities they serve. Vermillion Light & Power is one of those 2,000 communities, owned by you, the residents of Vermillion. Public power utilities are operated by local governing bodies to provide reliable, responsive, affordable electric service and are directly accountable to the people they serve through local elected and appointed officials.

Call Before You Dig!

Protect yourself and your property against underground utility damage and liability. Find out where the underground utility lines might be buried before you dig. Make your locate requests by simply calling 811. Locate requests are accepted 24 hours, 7 days a week. The One Call service is free to excavators.