Join the Bainbridge Island Climate Smart Challenge!

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The City of Bainbridge Island recently launched the new Climate Smart Challenge in support of their Climate Action Plan goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2025, and 90% by 2045, compared to 2014. The Challenge encourages residents to think critically about steps they can take to reduce their climate impact associated with home energy … Read more

Bainbridge Island Residential Battery Pilot

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Batteries have the potential to solve energy challenges we all care about – like providing temporary back-up power, storing solar energy, helping businesses manage their usage, and much more. Their ability to provide storage for renewables can also support our desire for cleaner energy. That’s why we’re testing and installing batteries in a number of … Read more

Trimming trees along power lines on Bainbridge Island

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To maintain safe and reliable power, we will trim trees along transmission lines that serve Bainbridge Island during this spring and summer. Our service partner, Asplundh Tree Experts LLC, will trim trees that are too close to power lines in the following areas, as needed: This work could start as soon as late May and … Read more

Learn about Peak Energy Rewards at May 11 webinar

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Join us on Thursday, May 11 from 5 – 6 p.m. for a webinar about Peak Energy Rewards as part of the City of Bainbridge Island’s Climate Smart Challenge. Register for the webinar here. What’s Peak Energy Rewards Peak Energy Rewards is a voluntary pilot program for Bainbridge Island customers who heat with electricity. It uses … Read more

Kitsap Electric Vehicle and Bike Expo on May 20

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Want to learn more about electric vehicles and electric bikes, eat good food, and enjoy music by local bands? On Saturday, May 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. come to the Woodward Middle School on Bainbridge Island for the Kitsap Electric Vehicle and Bike Expo. You’ll hear presentations by experts and be able to talk with owners … Read more

LeadHERship | Honoring Female Leaders

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In March, Bainbridge Community Foundation hosted its annual LeadHERship event in honor of International Women’s Day. BCF created LeadHERship to provide a platform for female leaders to share their stories and inspire action. This year’s event honored women of color in our community, who shared stories of oppression and talked about the power of resilience … Read more

Peacock Family Services

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Peacock Family Services’ mission is to promote the healthy social and emotional development of children by providing nurturing and enriching care and family support. Today, the organization embodies these directives through multiple program strands – licensed childcare/preschool center and school-age Nature Nuts programs, their Partners for Early Learning parent/teacher workshops, and hosting the Alliance of … Read more