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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 […]

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Peninsula Light Company Hosts Annual Legislative Luncheon

Elected officials from the 26th Legislative District and beyond attended the return of the annual Peninsula Light Company luncheon last month at Ocean5. CEO Jafar Taghavi provided a company update for state Senator Emily Randall and state Representatives Jesse Young and Michelle Caldier. Gig Harbor City Tourism and Communications Director Laura Pettitt joined PenLight Board […]

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4 Ways to Boost Your Cybersecurity

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month In today’s digital world, cyberattacks are unfortunately nothing new. Cyber criminals can attack on a multitude of levels, from large-scale attacks targeting corporations to smaller phishing attacks aimed to gain an individual’s personal information. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so now’s a good time to outline several practical steps we […]