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Grant PUD commissioners seek applicants for vacant board position

Haga clic para Español EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD's board of commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill the remainder of the late Dale Walker's term as commissioner through December 2022. The vacant position on the five-member board represents the southeastern portion of Grant County known as District 2, which covers portions o...

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Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA)

Haga clic para Español On May 7th, 2019, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the Clean Energy Transformation ACT (CETA), which commits Washington State to achieve an electricity supply that is 100% greenhouse gas emissions free by 2045. Electricity production is the third-largest source of carbon emissions in the state. The bill aims to c...

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Customer Question: Why are Grant PUD offices closed?

Haga clic para Español Maintaining our life-sustaining power and essential fiber services is a top priority that requires the health and safety of highly trained workers. We closely monitor the threat of COVID to these employees. One of the most effective precautions is closing our offices to public access and having employees in support ...

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Region honors Grant PUD employees with two prestigious awards

EPHRATA – A former Grant PUD executive and the Emergency Response Team at Wanapum Dam have been honored by the Northwest Public Power Association with prestigious awards. Kevin Marshall, former Chief Operations Officer at Grant PUD with more than 43 years of experience in civil, structural, and in-water engineering, received the 2021 Milt...

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Energy Northwest, Grant County PUD and X-energy announce TRi Energy Partnership

Desplácese hacia abajo para español RICHLAND, Wash. – Today, Energy Northwest, Grant County Public Utility District and X-energy, LLC signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a mutual partnership to support the development and commercial demonstration of the country's first advanced nuclear reactor. The partners will collaborate and share ...

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Campgrounds, golf course and other amenities reopen at Grant PUD recreation sites

Haga Clic para Español Grant PUD reopened our campgrounds and many other day-use amenities earlier today. Many of the amenities have been modified in accordance with guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Grant County Health District to promote social distancing and protect public health. Specific reopened ameni...

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#WeAreGrantCounty

​During this pandemic, all of us at Grant PUD are here for you! Our dedicated team of employees continue to generate and deliver power and maintain our high-speed fiber-optic network for our customers and the communities we serve. We also know we are not alone. There are many people working hard and keeping our county moving. We appreciate all that...

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Grant PUD to open boat launches and certain recreation amenities at noon on May 8

Haga click para Español Grant PUD is pleased to announce that our boat launches and most recreation areas will open at noon, May 8. The following restrictions apply for the safety of our visitors and employees: At Crescent Bar: Only the boat launches and boat-launch parking lots will open. The rest of the amenities in this recreation area have...

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Thank You

Thank you to everyone helping to keep us going during this time! We appreciate all that you do! #WeAreGrantCounty Haga click para Español

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Free printable safety coloring pages

Download one of the free comic book coloring pages (in English and Spanish) and watch your kids have fun with Grant PUD's Safety Superheroes, Surge and Electricia. They'll learn general tips for electrical safety both in the home and outdoors, recreation safety and energy conservation.  Download

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Final unit at Wanapum Dam nears full rehab

The crews at Wanapum Dam and our contractors marked a huge milestone in Columbia River hydropower this month by completing the rehab and installation of the final of the dam's 10 turbine/generator units. Upgrade work began in April 2004 with replacement of each unit's turbines. Work to rebuild the generators began in June 2010 with the 7th turbine....

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General Manager gives update to Grant PUD’s response to Coronavirus threat

Grant PUD's Incident Command Team and I decided this week to take the prudent action of closing all Grant PUD facilities to the public. Until further notice, only Grant PUD employees required to provide on-site, mission-critical functions will report to their normal work locations. We are also taking the advice of public health officials to create ...

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All Grant PUD facilities will be closed to the public until further notice

Desplácese hacia abajo para español EPHRATA — As a precautionary measure to protect the safety of customers and employees, all Grant PUD facilities will now be closed to public access until further notice. Only employees who are identified as mission-critical personnel in operating Grant PUD's generating and power systems, as well as the fiber netw...

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Ways to pay your bill without an office visit

Haga click para Español​ Online at grantpud.org  Sign up for an ePay account to pay your bills online via credit/debit card or automatic withdrawal from your checking or savings account. Customers also have the option to make a one-time online payment. U.S. Postal Service Send your payment* by check or money order in the envelope provided...

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Grant PUD’s learning centers closed to public, commission meetings will be call-in only

Haga click para Español​ EPHRATA — Grant PUD is taking the following actions effective immediately as a precautionary measure to protect employees and visitors from the potential threat of the COVID-19 Coronavirus: The Wanapum Heritage Center, near Priest Rapids Dam, and the Grant PUD Visitors Center, at Wanapum Dam, are closed to the public u...

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Grant PUD joins the region to support Snake River dams

A press conference was held to allow local stakeholders the chance to respond to the federal Environmental Impact Statement released on Friday. Agencies represented at Tuesday's event included Grant PUD, Benton PUD, Franklin PUD, Port of Pasco, Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, Benton Clean Air Agency and Benton Rural Electric Cooperative. "To...

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Grant PUD supports 'Math is Cool'

Young mathematicians test their knowledge   More than 350 competitors from 27 schools from Grant County and the rest of North Central Washington competed in this sort-of math Olympics Feb. 28 at Clovis Point Intermediate School in East Wenatchee. Grant PUD staffers, management — and a management spouse — take a leading role in making Math is C...

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Biologists' salmon research published in industry journal

Data sharing Why do salmon sometimes break with ancestral tradition and return from the ocean to spawn in a stream other than their "birth" stream? Are they rebels? Rugged individualists? Troublemakers? Two Grant PUD fisheries scientists, Todd Pearsons and Rod O'Conner, recently had an article on our experiences with "straying salmon" published in ...

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Fill the Bucket Food Drive

Fill-the-Bucket Food Drive 2019 happens Nov. 18 to 22 and includes a food-collection event at the Moses Lake Walmart Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Food donations will be collected in the local offices and HOB for area food banks. Non-perishable foods only, please. The food drive is a great way to interact with the community. Anyone who w...

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Diggin’ it at Archaeology Days 2020

 Ancient tradition and modern ingenuity were both on display for the nearly 400 area students who attended Archaeology Days at the Wanapum Heritage center on Oct. 15. The first day of this year's 2-day event was geared toward students who enjoyed numerous hands-on and educational activities. Student activities included hide processing, atlatl ...

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