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Staying Safe in a Power Outage

Preparing for a power outage, especially an extended one, is much like preparing for other disasters or emergency situations. Taking these steps beforehand can ensure that you have everything you need to make it through an outage safely. Be Safe When the lights don’t turn on, many people look to generators and other fuel-powered devices. […]

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Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather

Ice, snow and freezing weather can be tough on your home, but there are plenty of easy ways to stay warm indoors and keep your house in good condition. Follow these DIY tips to prepare your home before the chill hits — you’ll be more comfortable when the thermometer dips and save more on energy […]

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Committed to a Co-op Culture for All

Over the years, you may have heard why and how Peninsula Light Company is different––because we’re a cooperative. Our business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core values of honesty, transparency, equity, inclusiveness and service to the greater good of the community. Electric cooperatives, […]

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Small Change Can Save Lives

The holiday season is finally here. Some call it the most wonderful season of all. That’s because we associate it with family traditions and gathering with friends and loved ones. It’s a time of giving and spreading joy. Giving back also signifies of the many good things that are right here in our community and […]

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Board Candidate Applications Now Accepted

The Peninsula Light Co. Election Committee is now accepting applications for board of directors positions up for election in March 2023. Applications are available at our Become a Board Member page. All applicants must be members of Peninsula Light, in good standing, as well as permanent residents in PenLight’s service area. When submitting your application, […]

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Scammers target PenLight members again

03/08/2018 Several phone scams are currently targeting Peninsula Light members in the Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas.  The display on your telephone will be “spoofed,” meaning that it will display PenLight’s name and phone number.  Protect yourself, be vigilant, and confirm with PenLight. Scam 1:  The caller impersonates PenLight, stating that the member’s account is delinquent […]

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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 a few tips we’ve […]

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Look Out for Scams

Recently, members of PenLight were targeted by scammers threatening to disconnect electric service if the member did not purchase a prepaid gift or credit card for the amount owed. Scammers pay attention to utility trends. Recent scams have threatened to disconnect due to a billing error from a meter change or offered a reimbursement for […]

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Winter Holiday Safety

The winter holidays are a time for families and friends to gather together. But that also means a greater risk of fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association, more than 1/3 of home decoration fires are started by candles, and 42% of decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat […]