City Hall

120 N Main St

PO Box 587

Groton, SD 57445

Ph 605-397-8422

Fax 605-397-4498


City Shop

10 E Railroad Ave

PO Box 587

Groton, SD 57445

Ph 605-397-2690

Contact Us

Public Works Emergency- Terry 605-397-7458

Electric Dept Emergency- Todd 605-397-7541

Todd Gay- Electric Utility Supervisor

Landon Johnson- Electric Lineman Apprentice











Electric meters are read the 1st of each month. Bills are sent out on the 10th. Payment is due by the 25th of the month. There will be a 10% penalty of all utility charges (excluding sales tax and HSU payback) on all accounts paid after the 25th of the month following billing date.

The city gets its main supply of electricity from the Western Area Power Administration with the remaining peak power being purchased from Heartland Consumers Power District. Groton has two substations, and a new remote read metering system.

What Types of Heat Qualifies for What Rate?

Fossil Fuel includes propane, natural gas, or fuel oil.

Qualified Electric Heat

No 110 Heat or Air Conditioner qualifies for reduced rate

City Supplies receiver, meter, and CT meter socket if needed

Customer pays for installation of receiver, meter, meter socket and anything else related to load management. Customer also pays for relays and relay box if needed.

Heated Garage - you can get a Dual Fuel Rate with the following stipulations - Customer pays for all costs to get hooked up to Dual Fuel. This includes meter, meter socket, receiver, etc... If unable to connect to the heat panel or main house dual fuel meter and receiver or house does not have a Dual Fuel System. It will be controlled at a dual fuel rate, no exceptions. (Can be turned off for several hours at a time during the peak times.)