|March 16, 2021||March 2021 NewsLine||
The PUD had originally planned a 2% increase in 2020, but due to COVID-19 issues, cancelled that increase. Since then, the PUD has suffered damage from both the Palmer and Cold Springs Wildfire, and has borrowed $40 million to cover several critical infrastructure projects and refinance debt.
|November 19, 2020||Cold Springs Fire 2020||
The events of the Cold Springs Fire were, simply put, unexpected. Four separate major transmission lines feed our local electric system from sources like Grand Coulee Dam and Wells Dam. Usually they provide redundancy for each other in case of emergencies. But at various points during the fire, we lost power from all of them...
|September 22, 2020||September 2020 NewsWire||
Although COVID-19 poses challenges for Public Power Week, we are getting ready for different events to celebrate our public power communities during the week of Oct. 5!...
|June 4, 2019||March 2020 NewsWire||
Public power is more affordable, more reliable and cleaner than privately-owned power across the nation. Local control by an elected board of commissioners is an essential piece of the puzzle, along with open public meetings. Utility rates are based on the cost of the services provided to our customer-owners, not based on appeasing investors or stockholders
|March 1, 2019||Annual Report||
OKANOGAN - At its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 19, the Board of Commissioners of the Okanogan County PUD decided not to re-energize the existing non-powered Enloe Dam located in Okanogan County.