[[File:Utility Power Chain.png|thumb|right|An example of electrical cable in use.|An example of electrical cable in use.]]
Used to transfer electricity around the prison.
Only needs to be placed in range of 15 tiles near lights, they will automatically be connected to the cable .
Several [[Objects]] have to be connected directly to the power cable.
Items that need power will only connect using the small cables if they are inside. Outdoors, every item (except [[Light|Lights]]) that needs power will need a direct connection. If such an item fills multiple squares, such as the [[Servo|Door Servo]], the [[Electrical Cable]] must be built on the square with the flashing power symbol. This is usually apparent for [[Road Gate|Road Gates]] and [[CCTV]] cameras in a [[Yard]].