Newsletters

Power Lines Newsletters

The Power Lines newsletter is sent with your electric bill. It contains information about our programs & rates, safety & outage tips, and more.

Click on the month names below to see the print versions, or at the email version links to see the email versions.

April 2021

  • PUD Lobby Opens on April 5
  • Please Don’t Post Signs on Poles
  • Drive Safely in Work Zones
  • Be Cautious of Scam Attempts
  • Plant Trees Away from Power Lines
  • Increased Insulation May Lower Bills
  • Rebates Available for Home Improvement Projects

March 2021

  • Auto Pay & Paperless Billing
  • Budget Pay Amounts Change
  • Call Before You Dig
  • Support Clean, Renewable Energy
  • Hydropower is Perfect Partner for Renewables
  • Columbia County is Ideal Place for EVs

February 2021

  • Heating Systems Work Harder in Cold
  • Cut Heating Costs with a Ductless System
  • Enter the 2022 PUD Calendar Photo Contest
  • Carbon Footprint Comparison
  • Let Us Trim Trees Near Power Lines
  • March is Your Chance to Enroll in Budget Pay

January 2021

  • Board Adopts 2021 Budget
  • Tips to Reduce Energy Waste
  • Grants Available for Local Organizations
  • Apply for Engineering Internship
  • Warming Tree Brings in More than 800 Items
  • $250 EV Charger Rebate Available

2020 Calendar Edition

  • 2020 Coloring Contest Winners
  • What to Do During an Outage
  • Food Safety During an Outage
  • Notice for Customers with Special Needs
  • How We Restore Power
  • Stay Safe and Warm During an Outage
  • Tree Trimming Near Power Lines
  • Outage FAQs

December 2020

  • Two New Board Members
  • PUD is Debt-Free
  • Prepare for Storms and Outages
  • Benefits of LEDs
  • Improve Your Insulation and Windows
  • Cut Heating Costs with a Ductless System
  • PUD Pays Property Taxes
  • Happy Holidays

November 2020

  • Accepting Donations for Warming Tree
  • Stay Away from Downed Power Lines
  • Give the Gift of Warmth and Electricity
  • 5 Tips for Winter Heating
  • You Can Support Wind Energy
  • Stay Safe from Utility Scam Attempts

October 2020

  • Michael Sykes Hired as GM
  • Calendar Contest Voting is Open
  • Simplify Your Billing Options
  • Overhead & Underground Service Maintenance Responsibilities
  • Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather
  • Bill Assistance Options

September 2020

  • Get to Know Our New Web and Mobile App
  • Your Bill has a New Look this Month
  • September is National Preparedness Month
  • Celebrate Public Power Week

August 2020

  • SmartHub is Coming on September 8
  • New Rate Structure Coming Next Year
  • 5 Easy Ways to Save Money this Summer
  • Receive a Rebate for Your EV Charger
  • Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest
  • Coloring Contest is Open to Entries

July 2020

  • COVID-19 Relief Available through CAT
  • Cool Your Home with a Heat Pump
  • Save on Water Heating Costs
  • You Can Help Provide Emergency Assistance
  • Hydropower Helps Fuel Local Economy
  • Please Drive Safely in Work Zones

June 2020

  • Tips to Save Energy While Staying Home
  • 9 Ways to Keep Power Bills Lower this Summer
  • Please Beware of Scam Attempts
  • Call 8-1-1 Before Digging
  • Northwest is Ideal Place to Own an EV
  • Help Develop Renewable Resources

May 2020

  • COVID-19 – How We’re Responding
  • Electrical Safety While Working from Home
  • Remind Kids About Dangers of Electricity
  • Cool Down with a Heat Pump
  • Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest
  • Blood Drive on June 8

April 2020

  • COVID-19 Office Closure Updates
  • Please Don’t Post Signs on Poles
  • Slow Down, Move Over for Line Crews
  • Check for Savings on Home Projects
  • Please Plant Trees Away from Power Lines
  • Stay Safe from Utility Scams
  • Hydropower Supports Other Clean Energy
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