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2008-10-13 18:00:23

Residential and business demand for clean energy has Puget Sound Energy's Green Power Program delivering twice the amount of electricity from renewable generation sources as it did only two years ago. For 2008, the utility expects to deliver 290,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity from wind, solar and biomass sources to its more than 21,000 Green Power customers - or more than double the 131,000 MWh consumed by the almost 17,500 Green Power participants in 2006. PSE is working to...

2008-10-09 15:00:19

Puget Sound Energy's Powerful Choices for the Environment (Powerful Choices), a cooperative in-classroom educational program that teaches Washington state middle school students how their actions impact the environment, recently celebrated its 15-year anniversary at an event at PSE's Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility near Ellensburg, Wash. "It's gratifying to know and note that Powerful Choices has been in existence long enough now to see the same middle school students reach adulthood and...

2008-10-07 15:00:35

The extension of federal tax credits for wind, solar and biomass energy sources will bring lower utility bills, promote cleaner energy production and boost the state's economy, Puget Sound Energy stated today. "The passage of expanded renewable energy credits is good news for PSE customers as they look to control their energy costs, protect the environment and promote sustainable economic growth," said Kimberly Harris, executive vice president and chief resource officer for PSE. "We thank...

2008-10-02 15:00:57

In advance of the American Solar Energy Society's (ASES) national solar tour this Saturday, Oct. 4, Puget Sound Energy today announced that its customers are generating the greatest amount of solar energy to date and receiving the highest level of incentive payments ever made by the utility - two significant milestones in the growth of solar power in the region. "Washington may have a reputation for cloudy skies, but our 316 PSE customers generating electricity from the sun are proving...

2008-10-01 18:00:42

With today's Pacific Northwest winter weather outlook classified as "neutral by the National Weather Service," Puget Sound Energy isn't taking any chances. The utility is gearing up to meet the worst possible winter weather challenges with rapid response, enhanced service and timely information improvements for its 1 million electric and 737,000 natural gas customers. "We will be ready for whatever Mother Nature throws at us," said Sue McLain, senior vice president of Operations for PSE....

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...


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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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