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September 13th 2019

PUD board continues loan discussion

  The Okanogan County PUD board will continue its discussion about ending the conservation loan program, to allow for additional public comment. The program has been a good service since 1996, according to staff, but participation has decreased in the last few years. Director of Finance and Accounting Don Coppock said the PUD would look at partnering with a financial institution if the program were to be brought back. Commissioner Jerry Asmussen said that the articles about discontinuing the… more

Community Solar program underway

  The Okanogan County PUD is pursuing a community solar project for its customers, which allows multiple participants to share the costs and benefits of a solar project. Called Sunny Okanogan Community Solar, the project has been approved for state incentives at $0.14 per kilowatt-hour of production. If there is enough interest in the community, the project could be as large as 74.4 kilowatts, which is about the equivalent of powering 7-9 average homes. It will be built near the Omak… more

September 9th 2019

Special Meeting - Management Workshop

There will be a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County on Monday, September 9, 2019, commencing at 10:00 a.m. and expected to last until 2:00 p.m. at the Okanogan Public Utility Building located at 1331 Second Ave. N. Okanogan, WA. The purpose of the special meeting is to hold a management workshop between the Board, the General Manager, and management staff. Topics of discussion may include district growth, power supply, broadband,… more