Community Sounding Board wrap-up

Photo simulation of transmission line poles with collocated distribution lines on Sportsman Club Road.

On December 2, PSE hosted the sixth and final meeting of the Community Sounding Board (CSB). This meeting’s focus was on gathering the CSB’s feedback on forward facing topics: the selected route option for the “missing link” transmission line as the project continues into engineering and design, permitting, and ultimately construction. At the meeting, PSE … Read more

PSE supports park and recreation programs on Bainbridge Island

Two teenage boys wearing life jackets sail a youth regatta sailboat.

PSE Sound Energy is pleased to support park and recreation programs through the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation’s 2021 Community Grant program. The Parks Foundation recently granted more than $16,000 to community parks & recreation programs and clubs, including Bainbridge Island Rowing, Bainbridge High School Sailing, Boy Scout Troop 1565, the Eagledale Park pottery studio, Bainbridge Island Swim … Read more

PSE’s Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) is here!

Solar panels angled towards the sun.

After accepting comments on the draft in fall 2021, PSE filed our first Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) on December 17th. This marks an important milestone on our journey towards reaching carbon-neutral electricity by 2030 and 100 percent clean electricity by 2045, in accordance with the state’s Clean Energy … Read more

Bainbridge Island City Council’s recommendations on the routing of the Missing Link

PSE lineworker making repairs on overhead transmission line.

In October, the Bainbridge Island City Council shared a letter with PSE outlining their values and interests for the “missing link” transmission route selection process. The letter from City Council is available here. The “missing link” transmission line is a critical piece of PSE’s unique hybrid solution to improve the electric system on Bainbridge Island.  This … Read more

Join us for the announcement of the preferred route for the “missing link” transmission line project! 

Map of Murden Cove - Winslow "Missing Link" Transmission Line Project route options.

In 2019, PSE announced the “missing link” transmission line project. The proposed new transmission line is a critical component of PSE’s plan to improve electric service reliability, reducing the frequency and duration of power outages for customers on Bainbridge Island. For over a year, PSE listened to the Bainbridge Island community regarding the routing of … Read more

Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour (December 3 – December 5)

Collage of local art pieces on display.

The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour celebrates 38 years this winter, with an exciting array of artists. 40 regional artists with their hand-crafted work will be showcased in six island studios and community halls. The website has a downloadable brochure and map, plus weekly featured artists including interviews, videos, and behind-the-scenes photos. Details: For more information … Read more

Holiday at Fay is back on Bainbridge Island!

Two inflatable reindeer standing on lawn.

Holiday at Fay is back for its second year and has expanded to Thursday night! We are proud to sponsor the event and support their expansion which spreads more cheer throughout the community. Share in the joy of this festive holiday season from the warmth of your own vehicle at the drive-thru holiday event at … Read more

Stay cozy and comfy this fall while saving on energy efficient options for your home

Dog sitting on carpet behind door with caulking tool nearby.

With families recently ‘falling back’ for the end of daylight saving time and spending more time indoors, Puget Sound Energy recommends assessing the energy efficiency of your home.  PSE provides resources for small changes and upgrades to make your home more comfortabel. Winter is a good time to: Larger home upgrades with big-bill-savings, could include: … Read more

Recap of electric and magnetic fields (EMF) information session

Woman takes notes while online lecture plays on computer screen.

On Wednesday, September 29, PSE hosted an information session on electric and magnetic fields (EMF). Over 75 community members registered to attend, and participants asked dozens of thoughtful questions about the impacts of EMF. Attendees heard from Andrew Thatcher, an independent board-certified health physicist, and Andy Swayne, PSE’s Senior Municipal Liaison Manager, who explained what … Read more