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.

September 2018

  • Plan Ahead for Disasters and Outages
  • Celebrate Public Power Week with Us
  • Our Rates Remain Affordable
  • Enter to Win a Quilt and Support GLOW
  • Switch to a Heat Pump for Year-Round Comfort
  • Donate Blood During Public Power Week

August 2018

  • 9 Free Ways to Keep Cool this Summer
  • Website Redesign Improves Usability
  • Coloring Contest Starts Now
  • PUD Office Will Close for Training
  • Upgrade Your Heating & Cooling System
  • Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest
  • Please Call Before Adding Load

2018 Mid-Year Update

  • Customers Capitalize on Extended Office Hours
  • Technology Improves Outage Response and Communication
  • Web Redesign Provides Greater Usability Across All Platforms
  • Board Elects to Absorb BPA Spill Surcharge
  • Upgrades to Our Distribution System Ensure Safe, Reliable Service
  • Become Involved with Your Local Electric Utility
  • New Fundraising Opportunities Available for Nonprofits

July 2018

  • Board Approves First Economic Development Grant
  • Cut Waste with Paperless Billing
  • 6 Ways to Save on Water Heating Costs
  • Stay Cool with a Ductless Heat Pump
  • Efficiency Upgrade Loans Available
  • Please Use Caution in Work Zones

June 2018

  • Hydropower Keeps Costs Low
  • Efficiency Services Group Providing Services & Rebates
  • See Us at the Fair
  • Annual Report Now Available
  • 5 Ways to Save this Summer
  • Support Wind Power
  • Enter GLOW Raffle to Win Quilt

May 2018

  • National Electrical Safety Month
  • Electrical Safety Tips for Kids
  • PUD Launches New Grant Program
  • Enter the PUD Calendar Photo Contest
  • Connect With Us Online, Anytime

April 2018

  • Check for Savings on Home Improvement Projects
  • Don’t Hang Items on Poles
  • 2017 Employee of the Year
  • Efficiency Upgrade Loans Available
  • Stay Safe from Scam Attempts
  • Drive Safely in Work Zones

March 2018

  • Spend Less Time Paying and More Time Playing
  • March is the Month to Enroll in Budget Pay
  • Take the Paper out of Your Bill
  • Planning to Dig? Call 8-1-1 First
  • The Northwest is Powered by Hydro
  • Heat Pump Water Heater Rebate Changing
  • Join the PUD Team

February 2018

  • How Cold Weather Affects Bills
  • Apply for Our Engineering Internship
  • Enter the 2019 Calendar Photo Contest
  • Enroll in Budget Pay
  • Go Ductless to Cut Energy Costs
  • Let Us Trim Trees Near Power Lines

January 2018

  • 5 Tips for Keeping Winter Bills Low
  • Cut the Clutter with Paperless Billing
  • Employees Raise $11K for United Way
  • Cut Costs, Increase Comfort with a Heat Pump Water Heater
  • Board Adopts $38.8 Million Budget

December 2017

  • Happy Holidays from Your PUD
  • Energy Assistance is Available
  • Plan Ahead for People on Life Support
  • Benefits of a Heat Pump Water Heater
  • Save Money by Switching to LEDs

2017 Special Calendar Edition

  • Our Customers have Saved $100 Million
  • Office Hours Changing
  • How We Restore Power During Outages
  • What to Do & Avoid During a Storm

November 2017

  • 5 Tips for Holiday Lighting
  • Tax Credits Ending
  • What to Do If You Lose Power
  • How We Restore Power
  • Stay Away from Downed Power Lines
  • Plan Ahead for People on Life Support

October 2017

  • Our Office Hours Are Changing
  • Vote in our Calendar Contest
  • 7 Ways to Lower Winter Bills
  • New Electric Rates in Effect
  • Be Prepared with a Home Emergency Kit