Antara news reported the 74 villages are among 191 in the provinces supplied power by the state electricity company PLN.
It reported the PLN business director for Papua regions, Ahmad Rofik, had said the electrification is a special gift for people in remote villages.
Mr Rofik said the power supply cost US$11 million to establish and would benefit over 1000 families.
PLN's rural electricity development is one of the government's strategic programmes.
In the past two years it has increased the rate of rural electrification in Papua province from 22 to 29 percent, and in West Papua from 33 to 54 percent.
Radio New Zealand