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Peninsula Light Company Hosts Annual Legislative Luncheon

Elected officials from the 26th Legislative District and beyond attended the return of the annual Peninsula Light Company luncheon last month at Ocean5. CEO Jafar Taghavi provided a company update for state Senator Emily Randall and state Representatives Jesse Young and Michelle Caldier. Gig Harbor City Tourism and Communications Director Laura Pettitt joined PenLight Board […]

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4 Ways to Boost Your Cybersecurity

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month In today’s digital world, cyberattacks are unfortunately nothing new. Cyber criminals can attack on a multitude of levels, from large-scale attacks targeting corporations to smaller phishing attacks aimed to gain an individual’s personal information. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so now’s a good time to outline several practical steps we […]

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Why Should I Buy an Electric Car?

Lower-Cost Operation EV operation can be 3 to 5 times cheaper than gasoline and diesel-powered cars, depending on your local gasoline and electric rates. Reduced Emissions EVs also reduce tailpipe emissions that contribute to climate change and smog, improving public health and reducing ecological damage. Charging your EV on carbon-free or renewable energy minimizes these […]

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5 Tips for Better Indoor Air Quality

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the average person spends 90% of their life indoors. Additionally, our homes are becoming more energy efficient — they’re better insulated and sealed with less ventilation — which is great for our energy bills, but not so much for our indoor air quality. The thought of breathing in pollutants can […]

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Window Incentives

Comfort Ready Home is a partnership between utilities and Bonneville Power Administration that helps communities become more energy efficient, healthier and more comfortable through home weatherization, HVAC and water-heating upgrades. If you’re a homeowner looking to make a smart investment in your home’s comfort and energy savings, Comfort Ready Home has tools and resources at […]

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The Value of the Lower Snake River Dams

Hydropower is a renewable energy resource created by the energy of falling water. Gravity forces water to flow through specially equipped hydroelectric dams to produce carbon-free and inexpensive electricity that provides the Northwest with nearly 90% of its renewable energy. In 2020, the 31 Federal Columbia River Power System dams located around the Pacific Northwest […]