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Get Ready for Storm Season

Winter storms in Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula can run the gamut from driving rain to sleet, snow, ice, blowing winds or any combination of these. While PenLight’s vegetation management and undergrounding programs help protect the reliability of our electric service, it is still important to be prepared. Below are a few tips from […]

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Net Metering And Renewable Credit

Renewable Energy On The Peninsulas Dreary, cloudy Washington? It’s really not that dreary. During the summer months especially, the region enjoys considerable sunlight. Thanks to all that sunlight and the PenLight net-metering program, you can build energy credits in the summer and use them during our darker months. Solar panels also operate more efficiently in […]

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Don’t Wait, Activate!

As the seasons change, don’t forget to update your info and opt in for outage text reporting. We have made great strides in our ability to keep your lights on, but as storm season rolls in, there will be times when your service may be affected. Opting in to our outage texting program is simple […]

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Thankful & Grateful

We’re Thankful for Your Membership “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” In the spirit of this quote by author William Arthur Ward, PenLight staff and management would like to express our gratitude for your membership in our electric cooperative. Because of your connection to PenLight, we […]

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Schools Foundation Raises Money for Classroom Grants

The Peninsula Schools Education Foundation held its annual fundraiser September 26 at Canterwood Golf & Country Club. The organization hosts both a breakfast and lunch to provide more opportunities for people who want to support local education efforts. This year, the fundraiser attracted more than 250 people, including local civic and business leaders, school administrators […]

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Which Fuel Bill Would You Rather Have?

The average American drives about 15,000 miles a year. An automobile that gets 24 mpg has an estimated annual gas bill around $2,187. Driving an electric vehicle for 15,000 miles with electricity from Peninsula Light costs around $381. This chart is based on a comparison between a 24 mpg gasoline-powered car and the average kilowatt-hour […]

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Harvest Wind 10-Year Anniversary Continued

In recognition of the 10th anniversary of PenLight’s Harvest Wind Project, last month we explained how the project started with a partnership between PenLight, Eugene Water and Electric Board, Cowlitz PUD, and Lakeview Light & Power. This month, we feature a behind-the-scenes experience of events that helped make the Harvest Wind Project a reality. When […]

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Coming Soon…

PenLight’s Meter Upgrade Project At PenLight, providing reliable service is our top priority. The purpose of PenLight’s Meter Upgrade Project is to upgrade all 33,000 electric meters throughout our service territory. Existing meters are reaching the end of their life cycle, and require replacement. Upgraded meters will provide members with a number of additional benefits […]