Construction at Port Madison Substation starts in late April 

Driveway, with vegetation on both sides, into a fenced electrical substation.

3/29/2023 In the coming years, PSE will upgrade our three substations on Bainbridge Island to improve electric reliability and capacity. Starting this spring, we’ll replace aging equipment and complete some upgrades at the Port Madison Substation. This work will start as soon as late April and continue through this fall. We’ll continue to provide safe, … Read more

Join Peak Energy Rewards during Earth Month! 

Peak Energy Rewards participants are eligible for higher PSE rebates on energy-efficient home products, such as heat pumps, water heaters, and windows. Improving your home’s efficiency can help the environment by lowering your carbon footprint. Plus, you’ll receive $75 each year you participate! About Peak Energy Rewards Peak Energy Rewards is a voluntary energy-efficiency pilot … Read more

Celebrate Earth Day at Earth Day Expo on April 22!

People of all ages standing and walking around among two rows of stands with individual tents.

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District is hosting an Earth Day Expo on Saturday, April 22, from 10:00am-2:00pm at Battle Point Park! Join in on the fun! Take part in any of the dozens of nature-focused activities. Learn to identify and pull invasive weeds. Visit with local businesses and organizations to learn what earth-friendly … Read more

Help Bainbridge Island Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 25% by 2025

Bainbridge Island Climate Smart Challenge banner.

The City of Bainbridge Island is working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2025 and needs your help! The City has a goal to sign up 550 households in the Bainbridge Island Climate Smart Challenge, and complete actions to reduce 200 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), by May 31, 2023. How big of an … Read more

Helpline House assists Bainbridge neighbors in need

Two women facing each other, the one on the right is handing a paper bag full of groceries over a counter to the woman on the left.

2022 was another busy year for Helpline House. More Island households needed rental and mortgage assistance in 2022 than in previous years. According to the USDA Consumer Price Index, food was 10.4% higher in December ’22 than in December ’21. Helpline House continued to see daily visits to the food bank increase throughout the year as … Read more

Puget Sound Energy awards nearly $800K in solar installation grants

Large warehouse building with solar panels on its roof.

Puget Sound Energy, through our Green Power and Solar Choice programs, has awarded $753,620 in grant funding to 10 organizations and tribes across our electric service area to install new solar projects. Recipients range from local non-profits and tribal entities serving low-income and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) community members. In addition to saving recipients money on … Read more