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Final Year of State’s Solar Production Incentives for Legacy Program

In 2005, a production incentive was established in the state of Washington as part of the Renewable Energy Cost Recovery Legacy program. It was for homeowners, businesses, and local governments that installed solar and wind generation. In 2009, the program was expanded to include Community Solar Projects where a group of participants contribute money to […]

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PenLight Annual Meeting and Election Results

Peninsula Light Co. has nine directors on its board. Each year, three seats are up for election. This year, incumbents Marc Jorgenson, Scott Junge, and Roger Spadoni ran for reelection. Candidates selected by the election committee to run against incumbents were Gregg Lovrovich, Dan Merkle, and Anne Shoemaker. Any qualified candidate can submit an application […]

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2019 Annual Meeting Minutes

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING May 6, 2019 The 94th annual meeting of Peninsula Light Co. (PLC) was held at company headquarters on May 6, 2019. President Signo Uddenberg established that a quorum of 12% had been met. He announced that the notice of the election and the annual meeting had been published in the Lights Newsletter, […]

Peninsula Light Company. A mutual corporation since 1925.
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Local Organizations Create Coordinated Community Care in Response to COVID-19

In response to the unprecedented recent developments impacting our community, Harbor Christian Center, Communities In Schools Peninsula and other local organizations have come together to coordinate a response needed to support the efforts of service providers in the Key Peninsula and Gig Harbor area. This effort is titled Coordinated Community Care. With more than 50 […]

Peninsula Light Company. A mutual corporation since 1925.
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Updated Annual Meeting Notice

An Important Message Re: Peninsula Light Company’s Annual Meeting Dear Members – Based on Governor Inslee’s directive, and in accordance with our Bylaws, the Board of Directors of Peninsula Light Company have decided to hold the 95th Annual Meeting via audio conference without in-person attendance.  As such, our office will remain closed to the public […]

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2019-2020 Winter Lookback

What winter?! The weather across Western Washington has been relatively calm over the last few months of the 2019-2020 Winter season. Meteorologists define winter as December through February, and the season is now officially over. In Washington, it’s debatable whether it ever arrived. The New Year brought with it weather that was some of the […]

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The Commitment of an Electric Lineworker

Lineworker Appreciation Day is April 18 National studies consistently rank power line installers and repairers among the most dangerous jobs in the country, and for good reason. Laboring high in the air, wearing heavy equipment and working directly with high voltage creates the perfect storm of a dangerous and unforgiving profession. But electric lineworkers are […]

Diablo Lake is a reservoir in the North Cascade Mountains of northern Washington.
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Hydropower 101: Reservoirs, The Region’s Storage Battery

Just like animals in times of abundance gather and store food for the leaner months, hydropower operators store water during wet months in preparation for drier conditions. Though squirrels may opt for underground storage, hydropower operators store water behind hydroelectric dams in large pools called reservoirs. Not all dams have reservoirs. But the hydropower system […]