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2008-09-12 15:00:26

Puget Sound Energy announced today that the multi-utility "Empower Your Shower" program launched in July has already provided free showerheads and faucet aerators to 30,000 participants in Western Washington. The program will continue to be available to customers of all participating utilities - PSE, Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD), Tacoma Public Utilities and Cascade Natural Gas - through the end of the month. Sandy and Mike Anderson, a SeaTac-based couple are one of the...

2008-09-10 12:00:44

An independent analysis performed by Hardy Energy Consulting and released today by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) finds that competing proposed new public utility districts (NPUDs) in Skagit, Island and Jefferson counties will face a lengthened phase-in process to access low-cost power from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) if they succeed in getting approved by Washington state voters in November and meet other requirements. As a result, the NPUDs and all existing Public Utility District...

2008-09-10 09:00:42

Puget Sound Energy has announced that it is investing approximately $421 million in service-area infrastructure improvements in 2008, of which about $247 million is earmarked for capacity and reliability upgrades, and about $174 million is allocated to meet growing customer needs. Puget Sound Energy's (PSE's) 2008 electric system investments include: building four miles of new 230kV transmission line and five miles of new 115kV transmission line; re-conductoring 54 miles of PSE's...

2008-09-08 15:00:59

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) is investing approximately $421 million in service-area infrastructure improvements in 2008, of which about $247 million is earmarked for capacity and reliability upgrades, and about $174 million is allocated to meet growing customer needs. "It takes a lot of planning and coordination to do this amount of work in a year," said Bert Valdman, executive vice president and chief operating officer for PSE. "We are proud of the...

2008-08-28 18:00:46

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE: PSD)) today filed with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) a request to pass through the higher costs the utility pays for purchasing natural gas supplies for its customers. The Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) increase, which PSE has asked to take effect Oct. 1, would raise Puget Sound Energy natural gas bills by 11.1 percent overall, across all groups of customers. For households using the year-round...

2008-08-22 18:00:40

Puget Sound Energy (PSE), utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD), today announced that the utility has reached settlement on all but one issue with every party in its General Rate Case (GRC) proceeding before the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC). The UTC must still review the settlement before issuing its decision on the GRC request. The parties that have reached the settlement with PSE include the UTC staff, the Public Counsel Section of the state Attorney...

2008-08-13 03:00:30

Puget Sound Energy Rebekah Anderson, 1-888-831-7250 Logo: http://www.pse.com Puget Sound Energy (PSE) announced today that it has awarded $45,000 to continue to support the energy efficiency efforts of two local nonprofit educational organizations: the Environmental Education Association of Washington (EEAW) in Olympia and Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) in Seattle. "PSE is dedicated to supporting the development of future energy- saving technologies, applications and...

2008-08-07 15:00:49

Puget Sound Energy's (PSE) Hopkins Ridge Wind Facility continues to build on the success of generating clean, renewable energy with the addition of four new wind turbines. The expansion, which brings the total number of turbines at the Dayton, Columbia County facility to 87, is another step for the utility and the region toward a sustainable energy future. "Wind power and southeastern Washington are a great team," said Kimberly Harris, executive vice president and chief resource officer for...

2008-07-31 12:00:59

Today, July 31, marks the 30th anniversary of the Utilities Underground Location Center (UULC), the "Call Before You Dig" non-profit organization, which provides one-call service to more than 1,000 utilities in Washington and Montana. Established in 1978 by five Seattle-area utilities, including Puget Sound Energy (PSE) predecessor companies Washington Natural Gas and Puget Sound Power & Light, the UULC has processed more than 6 million calls from homeowners, renters and businesses...

2008-07-30 15:01:07

Puget Sound Energy (the utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) today said it is pursuing the acquisition of 560 megawatts (MW) of new, long-term electricity supply -- including more wind power -- from three outside parties. The targeted resources constitute the screened "short list" of more than 30 power-supply bids PSE received from regional energy producers and marketers in response to the utility's Request for Proposals (RFP) in January. PSE hopes to secure the short-listed...


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