Peak Energy Rewards on Bainbridge Island

Puget Sound Energy is piloting a new energy-efficiency program for customers on Bainbridge Island called Peak Energy Rewards. It uses smart technology to help meet our community’s energy demand in an effort to address electric capacity needs on the island. It is a part of PSE’s unique hybrid solution to ensure safe, dependable power for … Read more

Storm season is here. Make sure you’re prepared!

Fallen tree leaning across a two-way single lane road sectioned off with red tape.

Winter is approaching, and here in the Pacific Northwest that means darker days and wetter weather. It’s also storm season, which means it’s time to prepare for unexpected power outages. PSE works hard to provide safe, reliable service to our customers. However, when it comes to storms, sometimes situations arise that are beyond our control. … Read more

Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour invitation.

Celebrate the beauty and craftsmanship of local, handmade art at a free, self-guided art show on Bainbridge Island! The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour celebrates 39 years this winter, with an exciting array of 46 regional artists showcasing their hand-crafted work in five island studios and community halls. The event takes place December 2, 3, and … Read more

Outdoor holiday experience at Bloedel Reserve

A tree decorated with string lights and ornaments in the middle of a hedge.

Starting December 1, visit Winter of Wonder – a fun, quirky, and totally outdoor Bloedel Reserve tradition certain to get you in the holiday spirit! Enjoy a wintry walk through the gardens,

PSE Avian Protection Program & West Sound Wildlife Shelter

Two bald eagles sitting on top of a utility pole.

PSE Avian Protection Program promotes a company-wide consistent avian-safe approach throughout our service area. Since the 1980’s PSE has been working to protect birds and their habitats by responding to bird-power line interactions, implementing bird-friendly construction standards to reduce the risk of bird electrocutions and collisions, coordinating with Vegetation Management and construction project managers to … Read more

Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center

Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center organization logo

Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center (KIAC) is the trusted hub for immigrants in the West Salish/Puget Sound Region. KIAC works for the well-being and empowerment of immigrants through education, advocacy, and social justice delivered through three primary service lines — Immigration Legal Services, Family Services, and Tax & Business Services. In the face of anti-immigrant misinformation … Read more

Scarlet Road believes in freedom for every person

Scarlet Road organization logo

Scarlet Road believes in a vibrant life of freedom for every person. Through holistic care, Scarlet Road offers the hope of freedom to those who have been sexually exploited. They intervene and educate in order to prevent victimization, they provide survivor-led crisis intervention and resources to exit the industry safely, and they journey alongside survivors to … Read more

Increase your energy efficiency and lower your bills

PSE customers will see higher energy bills in late 2022 and into 2023. This is due to a combination of factors including state policy objectives for clean energy, and our continued investments in system reliability and grid modernization through projects like the Bainbridge Island solutions package. Higher bills are never welcome, even less so at a time … Read more

Tree inventory fieldwork

llustrated map of Bainbridge Island and Murden Cove - Winslow transmission line project.

Recently, you may have seen metal tags on trees along the alignment of Puget Sound Energy’s Murden Cove – Winslow 115 kV transmission line project to improve electric reliability on Bainbridge Island. In September, PSE consultants inventoried existing conditions along the transmission line corridor, including inventorying trees, wetlands, and streams. Trees are tagged with an identification number … Read more

Bainbridge Schools Foundation kicks off fall fundraising campaign

Bainbridge Schools Foundation logo

Public schools on Bainbridge Island are widely recognized for their excellence. Ask new families what brought them to the island and there is no surprise when strong public schools account for a major consideration in their decision to move. What does come as a surprise is that while the island’s outstanding public schools consistently rank … Read more