The first power outage is Wednesday, May 17th at 11:45 p.m. and will last until 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning.
The PUD has been working with the community since August 2015 to find a location for a new substation between Chelan and Manson.
If the smelter remains idle when June 2018 comes around, Alcoa would owe the PUD the 62-million dollars remaining on the contract.
The PUD wants to take technology one step farther by way of something they call “Smart Meters”
The 56-acre park offers 46 sites, an RV dump station, restrooms with showers, a day-use facility, picnic shelters, a 2 lane boat launch, playground, horseshoes and a walking trail.
Although the surge in pricing won’t be dramatic, customers in Douglas County will notice a slight uptick on their bill…
The PUD will continue to work on the logistics and will likely hold another community meeting in late January.
In December and January, the PUD’s consultant will perform site analysis that will include detailed costs, transmission and distribution route alternatives, and renderings of what a substation would look like on each of the identified locations.
[11/16/16] Today Is Utilities United Against Scams Day
Utilities United Against Scams Day (UUASD) on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, to raise awareness about utility scams.
The 2017 budget proposes spending on major capital projects of $97 million consistent with strategic priorities and compared with $77.1 million.