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EAST WENATCHEE – Douglas County PUD commissioners Aaron Viebrock, Molly Simpson, and Ronald Skagen adopted the Clean Energy Implementation Plan at their monthly meeting Dec. 20. “The plan considers renewable energy, energy efficiency, and demand response as required by the Clean Energy...
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County PUD has been doing its part to help ratepayers affected economically by the COVID pandemic. “More than half a million dollars in payment assistance has gone toward Okanogan County PUD bills in 2021, according to a report at the board’s Dec. 13 meeting,” wrote PUD...
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County PUD commissioners approved the 2022 budget Oct. 25. Highlights include:     •    $60.6 million revenue     •    $51.1 million expenditures     •    $4.2 million debt service     •    $20.9 million capital outlay The PUD also anticipates a 3.75% average rate increase...
(Compiled from meeting summaries by Sheila Corson) OKANOGAN – The PUD’s 2022 draft budget proposed by staff at the mid-September PUD commissioners meeting contains the following components: ● Revenue - $60.6 million including an average 3.75 percent revenue increase. ● Expenditures - $50.7...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Aaron J. Viebrock, Molly Simpson and Ronald E. Skagen executed the following actions during the August 23, Commission meeting held at the District's Bridgeport office: Heard the bid opening results for bid document 21-40-D, 230kV Switches for Urban...
OKANOGAN -- Although Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) will implement historic power rate decreases, the Okanogan PUD will also receive less power, which they will have to replace at a higher price on the open power market. BPA announced earlier this summer that it would reduce power rates for...

The Okanogan PUD has stockpiled steel poles and other supplies to replace and repair the Okanogan-Brewster transmission line as soon as weather conditions permit. Mike Maltais/QCH
OKANOGAN - While a construction ban is in place on the Colville Tribal Reservation due to fire activity, the Okanogan County PUD’s work on the Okanogan-Brewster transmission line has been halted. Steel poles have been delivered, staged and are ready when work resumes on the line destroyed in the...
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County PUD broke its previous record for summer peak power usage three days in a row during the June heatwave, June 28-30. The previous summer record of 110 megawatts was set on Aug. 13, 2015. The record was broken first on June 28, 2021, with 111 MW, then on June 29 with 118...
Editor’s note: The PUD debuted a four-part series on May 12 called WISE (water, infrastructure, safety efficiency) Landscaping that offers advice to homeowners on how to make their properties and structures more fire resistant. The four-part series, along with a zone map, is also posted on the PUD...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Aaron J. Viebrock, Molly Simpson and Ronald E. Skagen executed the following actions during the June 28, Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office: • Heard the bid opening results for bid document 21-29-W, rehabilitate Unit 10...

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