Monthly Archives: September 2011

New Rates for 2012

There’s been a lot of talk about rates around here for the past several months. You have probably heard quite a few numbers mentioned at meetings, in newspaper articles and through the rumor mill. Be assured, this was not a … Continue reading

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2011 Forklift Rodeo Finals

Grant PUD Materials Specialist Foreman, Brad Martinez is representing the utility at this year’s Forklife Rodeo Finals held today at theĀ Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference in Tacoma. Last year Brad, along with teammates John Millard and Mario Miranda, placed … Continue reading

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Energy Saving Tip!

Air Sealing Air leakage, or infiltration, occurs when outside air enters a house uncontrollably through cracks and openings. Properly air sealing such cracks and openings in your home can significantly reduce heating and cooling costs, improve building durability, and create … Continue reading

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Broadband Update

Right now, our Fiber installers are working hard to provide high-speed Internet to the Nelson and Dune Lake areas in Moses Lake. On Monday we finished installation to two new huts in this area. These areas will receive fiber service … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Charlie!

We’re all very happy for Charlie Stokoe, one of our meter readers, who was honored this afternoon by the Commission. Several months ago, Charlie played an instrumental role in recognizing the man suspected by police to be the Big Bend … Continue reading

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Public Power is Your Power

But what does that mean? If you are a life-long resident of Grant County, you have never experienced anything besides public power, but there are many people in the United States who receive their electricity service from private, investor-owned companies. … Continue reading

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Archaeology Days at Grant County PUD

You are invited to Grant PUD’s annual Archaeology Days! Hosted by the Wanapum Heritage Center and Cultural Resource Department Wednesday October 12, 2011 Kids Day 9:00-3:00 Thursday October 13, 2011 Adult Day 8:30 AM-3:30 PM 15655 Wanapum Lane S.W. Beverly, … Continue reading

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Rate Hearings Review

Over the past few months, Grant PUD commissioners and staff have been working on a proposal to increase electric rates. Rate increases are needed to pay for requirements of our Federal license to operate Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams and … Continue reading

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Walkley Scholarship

Grant PUD is accepting applications for the Walkley Scholarship. The Walkley scholarship is awarded to a high school student who is the child of a Washington PUD employee. Continue reading

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