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4 Questions 4… Smart Home Improvements

Homeowners have a never-ending wish list of upgrades—from a new roof to refinished floors. Some of these even save money and preserve the value of your home. We asked our own Jim Bellamy, PenLight’s energy services coordinator, four questions that may help you prioritize your next home improvement projects. What are the first things you […]

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Smarten Up Your Home

Simple ways you can make your home more efficient There is a virtual explosion of smart home technology on the market. The talking points on each item claim to make your life easier and your home a lot more capable. Given this publicity, it can be a challenge to sift through it all. However, you […]

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

Vote for the PenLight Board of Directors As part of your member-owned electric cooperative, you can help run Peninsula Light by voting for open seats on your board of directors. Ballots will be mailed to PenLight members at the end of March and can be easily returned in the postage-paid envelopes included with the ballots. […]

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BPA Raises Rates: Board Postpones Increase Until April 2018

The Bonneville Power Administration is Peninsula Light’s primary wholesale power provider. In October 2017, BPA increased rates and, in response, the cooperative will raise member rates and increase the monthly electric base charge. This change will be effective in April 2018. “As your member-owned electric cooperative, we look at rate increases from BPA with a […]

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PenLight Certified as 98 percent Fossil Fuel-Free

To comply with Washington State Law (RCW 19.29A), Peninsula Light is required to report its annual fuel mixture information by generation category, meaning the sources of electricity you use. We file this report with the Department of Commerce, reflecting the previous calendar year’s fuel mix. We are happy to tell you that nearly all of […]

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

By Jafar Taghavi, CEO This year, I am fortunate to celebrate a decade of service with Peninsula Light. In this first issue of Lights in 2018, it seems appropriate to look back on our accomplishments and look forward to the year ahead. When electricity came to our society in the early 1900s, big investor-owned power […]