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Water Conservation Season Is Here

Tips for Saving Water Warm weather has arrived and water use has increased. This increase is primarily from landscape irrigation. In an effort to minimize the peak demand on the water systems, consider saving water in the following ways: Go to the car wash. Washing a car at home can easily use 100 gallons of […]

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Slow Down, Move Over

With nicer weather and longer days comes the opportunity for more road and construction work. Projects like these include improving roadways, installing traffic changes, and maintaining or updating infrastructure. Due to the increased road activity these projects cause, it is a time for drivers to be alert and respectful to workers and crews. Linemen and […]

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Home Comfort Upgrades

Energy-efficiency upgrades can make your home more comfortable while lowering your monthly utility bills. There are options for every home and budget, from simple projects to comprehensive whole-home solutions. Check out some of the most effective energy-efficiency upgrades below, then visit Comfort Ready Home’s Homeowners page to learn more, find contractors near you and connect […]

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Save Energy, Save Money

Energy Efficiency Tip of the Month If you’re looking to add smart technology to your home, consider smart plugs. Smart plugs are inexpensive and can be used to control lighting and other electronic devices through a smartphone app. With smart plugs, you can conveniently manage lighting, home office equipment, video game consoles and more. By […]

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2022 Annual Meeting Held, Election Results Annouced

Peninsula Light Co. (PenLight) has 9 directors on its board. Each year, three seats are up for election. This year, incumbents Signo Uddenberg and Jim Smalley ran for reelection. Candidates selected by the Election Committee to run against incumbents were Erin Gatherum, Sally Glover, Reid Ekberg and Christopher Myers. (Any qualified candidate can apply for […]

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National Electrical Safety Month

Electricity has become such a necessary part of our lives we tend to take it for granted, but using it safely is vital. Home electrical fires and accidents are the cause of death or critical injuries in the United States each year. According to the National Fire Protection Association, an average of 51,000 electrical home […]

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Tree Trimming Improves Service for All

The Gig Harbor area and surrounding peninsulas are fortunate to have so many trees that offer natural beauty, shade, and a habitat for all sorts of birds and other wildlife. At PenLight, we strive to balance maintaining beautiful surroundings and ensuring a reliable power supply by keeping power lines clear in rights-of-way. A row is […]

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The Power Behind Your Power

Lineworker Appreciation Day is April 18, 2022 From the powerplant through the grid—both above and underground and right up to your meter—lineworkers build and maintain the system that keeps our nation running. The job these men and women do is demanding, essential, and often done in challenging conditions. This month, we celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day […]