Public Utility

[5/14/19] Pud/Stemilt Agreement

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At yesterday’s Chelan PUD board meeting Commissioners approved three agreements with Stemilt Growers to accommodate power needs for the Diamond Foundry, a gemstone manufacturer setting up new operations. Stemilt is leasing space to the Diamond Foundry in the Hawley Street area of Wenatchee. Under one agreement, a new substation will be constructed to provide up […]

[4/15/19] Microsoft Hydro-power Contract

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041519 Monday News Historic Hydropower Contract Last week Microsoft Corp. announced new agreements to boost clean energy and connectivity in Washington state. The two agreements with Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) will see Microsoft receive carbon-free electricity to power its Puget Sound campuses and partner with the PUD on broadband connectivity in Chelan County.   […]

[4/11/19] Methow Valley Scheduled Power Outage

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From the Okanogan County Electric Co-op  11 Hour Major Outage April 11th  On April 11th, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) will begin the cutover to the new transmission facilities that will bring transmission redundancy to the Methow Valley. The Twisp substation is currently fed from the new Pateros transmission line and the Winthrop substation is fed […]

[4/3/19] Consolidation Discussed by PUD Commission

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Chelan County PUD is another step closer to deciding on whether to consolidate its facilities in the Olds Station area.

[3/3/19] New PUD Base Moving Forward

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Chelan County PUD is presenting its concept of a new headquarters in the Olds Station area.

[12/6/18] Chelan Powerhouse Project Completed

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The Chelan Powerhouse is back in operation after major work was done over the summer and fall.

[11/29/18] Chelan PUD Considers New Facilities

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Chelan County PUD could decide on an option for a new Wenatchee facility soon.