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WENATCHEE  – Chelan County PUD commissioners Monday reviewed key topics that customer-owners and the community will be asked to weigh in on during strategic planning for 2020-2024. Commissioners and PUD staff are launching the next round of strategic planning this winter and reaching out to...
WENATCHEE – More definitely is more when it comes to talking with our customer-owners. You are the heart of public power. Chelan County PUD is looking for your input during the next several months when discussions about a new strategic plan, as well as a new centralized location for PUD services...
WENATCHEE – Energy use in the Lake Chelan area has grown 3 to 5 times higher than in other areas of the county since 2015, staff reported to Chelan PUD commissioners Monday.   This is accelerating planning to meet the area-wide electric needs for new homes, businesses and industry, including an...
WENATCHEE – Chelan PUD sees few customers coming to its offices on the Monday holiday, Martin Luther King Day. That offers an opportunity for staff who provide direct customer support such as taking payments and opening new accounts to gather as a group for vital training. Customer-facing...
WENATCHEE, WA – Wet, windy, icy – winter 2019 has arrived. Chelan County PUD line crews and the many employees who support them want to help you be ready if winter storms cause power or other utility service outages. First step, we encourage customers to follow Chelan PUD on Twitter and Facebook....
WENATCHEE -- Hydropower projects just got a boost from Congress with the passage of S. 3021, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.  The bill, signed into law by President Trump, includes an important provision that will spur investments in existing hydropower dams.  Chelan County PUD has...

Commissioner Garry Arseneault.
  WENATCHEE, WA – Commissioner Garry Arseneault will lead Chelan County PUD’s Board of Commissioners as president for 2019. Arsenault, from Wenatchee, is now commission vice president. A retired financial professional, he has served on the PUD board since 2015. He represents customer-owners in...

Horan property proposal map.
WENATCHEE, WA – Chelan County PUD commissioners Monday reviewed a package of proposed agreements with the Port of Chelan County to preserve options for an operations base in Wenatchee that will improve service for customer-owners.   The agreements would finalize terms announced in July that include...
WENATCHEE, WA – Chelan County PUD’s 2019 budget proposes continued investments at the dams, in substations and technology; paying down debt by another $41 million and no electric rate increase for the seventh year in a row. (at 02:00 on the board audio recording) PUD commissioners reviewed the...

Chelan PUD board President Dennis Bolz, far left, and Steve Wright, General Manager, welcome (from third left) state Senators Guy Palumbo, D-Maltby; Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee; Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle; and Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, to Rocky Reach Dam.
WENATCHEE – At the invitation of State Senator Brad Hawkins (12th District) a member of the Senate Energy, Environment and Technology Committee, members of the Committee, including the Chair and Vice Chair, came to Wenatchee to hear about energy and transportation efforts taking place in Chelan...

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