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2008-10-01 18:00:42

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) residential electric customers could see a 3 percent rate cut as early as Nov. 1 if the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) approves a request filed today by PSE to resume the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) "Residential Exchange" credit on customer bills and grants PSE's pending general rate electric increase request. "We're pleased to be able to bring our customers this rate relief in time for...

2008-10-01 09:00:09

A progressive coalition of local health care providers -- including Virginia Mason Medical Center, The Everett Clinic, Proliance Surgeons and Qliance Primary Care Specialists -- today announced the launch of Carol.com (www.carol.com) for greater Seattle-area consumers. Carol.com is a free online marketplace that empowers consumers to easily compare and schedule health care. Using Carol.com, Seattle-area residents for the first time can go online to review more than 100 health care...

2008-09-30 15:00:50

Puget Sound Energy project team members have turned a 1952 refrigerator door into an award-winning work of art - and a reminder that we can all help the environment and save energy by recycling old, inefficient appliances. The PSE team was honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., with an award from the U.S. Department of Energy & ENERGY STAR(R)'s "Recycle My Old Fridge" refrigerator art contest. PSE's 1952 fridge door was recognized in the category of "The Art of Recycling: The...

2008-09-30 15:00:50

310-Megawatt Facility to Help Meet Customers' Growing Energy Needs Puget Sound Energy Roger Thompson, 1-888-831-7250 Logo: http://www.pse.com Puget Sound Energy [utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE: PSD)] today announced plans to purchase a 310-megawatt (MW) natural- gas-fired power plant in southwest Washington as part of the utility's long-range initiative for meeting customers' growing electricity needs. PSE has signed an agreement to buy the 9-month-old "Mint Farm"...

2008-09-29 18:00:36

The boards of directors of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD) and Puget Sound Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary, today declared quarterly dividends on the company's common and preferred stock. A quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share was declared on Puget Energy's common stock, payable Nov. 15, 2008, to shareholders of record as of the close of business Oct. 21, 2008. The dividend is the 261st consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Puget Energy and its predecessor companies. Quarterly...

2008-09-25 17:46:42

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) improved 21 points in overall customer satisfaction, making it third in the West Region and placing in the top quartile nationwide in the 2008 J.D. Power and Associates Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released Sept. 25. The J.D. Power and Associates study, now in its seventh year, measures residential customer satisfaction with natural gas utility companies across six factors: company image,...

2008-09-25 12:00:37

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE: PSD)) today announced plans to purchase a 310-megawatt (MW) natural-gas-fired power plant in southwest Washington as part of the utility's long-range initiative for meeting customers' growing electricity needs. PSE has signed an agreement to buy the 9-month-old "Mint Farm" facility in Longview, Wash., from Minnesota-based Wayzata Opportunities Fund, LLC, an investment fund managed by Wayzata Investment Partners. The planned...

2008-09-22 18:00:19

Puget Sound Energy today announced that this year the utility will match the $12.5 million it spent last year on vegetation management to keep power lines clear and minimize the number of tree-related outages particularly during storms. "While the Puget Sound is known for beautiful, lush vegetation, trees can become hazardous if not properly maintained," said Sue McLain, senior vice president of Operations for PSE. "Most of the power outages in our Puget Sound service area are caused by...

2008-09-17 15:00:32

Puget Sound Energy announced the creation of a PSE Clean Energy Scholarship Program at the Tabor 100 "9th Annual Captains of Industry Gala" on Saturday, Sept. 13. The $34,000 program funded by the Energy Efficiency Services division of the utility is designed to grant $10,000 awards to three college students to encourage their pursuit of a career in a clean energy field. "It is absolutely essential to our region's future to support the new guard of clean energy," said Cal Shirley, vice...

2008-09-12 18:00:31

Puget Sound Energy today announced the Sept. 13 kick-off of its fall energy-efficient lighting events with lamp and bulb exchanges in time for the shorter daylight hours. At one of three events beginning this Saturday, PSE residential electric customers will have the opportunity to exchange their incandescent lamps and bulbs for more efficient lamps and compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs at no cost at select retail-partner locations. Customers will receive free ENERGY STAR(R) lamps...


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