Public Utility

[5/1/17] PUD Staff Updating Commissioners On Cost And Reliability Of Underground Transmission

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Public Utility

The PUD has been working with the community since August 2015 to find a location for a new substation between Chelan and Manson.

[4/20/17] PUD Could Give Alcoa More Time To Decide On Restarting Wenatchee Works Smelter

Posted in Feature, Public Utility

If the smelter remains idle when June 2018 comes around, Alcoa would owe the PUD the 62-million dollars remaining on the contract.

[4/7/17] PUD To Hold Community Meeting On Two Way Smart Meters

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Public Utility

The PUD wants to take technology one step farther by way of something they call “Smart Meters”

[3/20/17] Chelan PUD Offers Free Camping At BeeBe Bridge Park For Customer Owners

Posted in Public Utility, Recreation

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.

[12/15/16] Douglas County PUD Announces Rate Increase For 2017

Posted in Public Utility

Although the surge in pricing won’t be dramatic, customers in Douglas County will notice a slight uptick on their bill…

[11/28/16] Chelan County PUD Looking Into 4 Potential North Shore Substation Sites

Posted in Public Utility

The PUD will continue to work on the logistics and will likely hold another community meeting in late January.

[11/17/16] Next Northshore Substation Community Meeting Likely In February

Posted in Public Utility

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

Posted in Public Utility

Utilities United Against Scams Day (UUASD) on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, to raise awareness about utility scams.

[11/14/16] No Rate Increase Planned For Chelan County PUD Customer Owners

Posted in Public Utility

The 2017 budget proposes spending on major capital projects of $97 million consistent with strategic priorities and compared with $77.1 million.