The objective of research is to examine the influence of work motivation and work ability on employee performance. Employees work motivation and work ability are important factor for the increase of employee performance. Research type is explanatory with quantitative approach. The sample includes 73 employees at PT PLN (Persero) of East Java Distribution of Malang Region. Data collection method includes questionnaire and documentation. Data analysis technique involves descriptive analysis, inferential statistic and multiple linear regression analysis. The result of research indicates that work motivation and work ability are simultaneously and significantly influence on employee performance as shown by F-significance rate <a (0.000 < 0.05) and R-square of 0.449. It means that the contribution of work motivation and work ability to employee performance is 44,9%. Whereas the remaining 55,1% are explained by other variables beyond this research. Partially, work motivation is significantly influential to employee performance of 0.000. Work ability is significantly influential to employee performance of 0.003.