Rise to Power is set in a futuristic world, one that has discovered and abundant source of energy, dubbed PRISM.
PRISM has accelerated society's technological progress and fed a boom in power needs. PRISM is abundant and radically different to conventional power sources. Cities are converting their power grids to make use of the PRISM, and demand is high.
As the CEO of a power company, your job is to increase your company's influence by supplying power to districts and, ultimately, control of the city's power needs.