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Roll On, Columbia

Adopted as the official folk song of Washington in 1987, “Roll On, Columbia, Roll On” is one of the Columbia River ballads written by Woody Guthrie in 1941. The words in the chorus proclaim the Columbia River is “turning darkness to dawn,” referring to the electricity generated by the hydropower projects that bring electricity to […]

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Board Candidate Applications Now Accepted

The Peninsula Light Co. Election Committee is accepting applications for board of director positions up for election in March 2021. Application forms are available at our Become a Board Member page. All applicants must be Peninsula Light members in good standing, and permanent residents in PenLight’s service area. When submitting your application, ensure the envelope […]

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Thank You, Harbor Community Solar Participants

In November 2015, Peninsula Light energized Pierce County’s first community solar project: a 60-kilowatt array on the roof of Harbor History Museum. The installation has produced more than 330,000 kilowatt-hours, which means the system has produced enough energy to offset half of the museum’s annual consumption each year. Through state production incentives, more than 100 […]

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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. Here are tips from local emergency […]