Phase one of upgrades complete at Port Madison Substation

To improve electric reliability for Bainbridge Island customers, PSE replaced some aging equipment at the Port Madison Substation this summer. We replaced:   In addition, we trimmed trees near the substation and along the transmission lines that serve the island, installed a new pole, and adjusted some existing poles near the substation. We will return next … Read more

PSE survey work begins October 9 in various locations on Bainbridge Island

Map of the middle section of Bainbridge Island that includes PSE survey locations highlighted in orange.

We’re in the early stages of a future electric distribution system reliability project on Bainbridge Island. As part of this work, survey crews from AES Consultants, Inc. will be collecting survey data, including right-of-way boundaries and vegetation assessments, in various locations around Bainbridge Island (see project map above). Survey work will begin Monday, October 9, … Read more

Help ensure reliability and carbon-free electricity with Flex Smart+

Person in a dining room leaning against a wall adjusting a smart thermostat.

Bainbridge Island customers who enroll in Flex Smart+ are helping PSE meet our region’s growing demand for electricity by using smart technology.  By allowing PSE to automatically adjust their smart thermostat or water heater, Flex Smart+ participants prevent spikes in energy usage that would otherwise happen during extreme hot or cold weather, when people use … Read more

Bainbridge Island and Kitsap County nonprofits among recipients of PSE Foundation’s $600,000 grant program

Puget Sound Energy Foundation logo.

Earlier this month, the PSE Foundation announced the recipients of a $600,000 competitive grant program that will support 115 nonprofit organizations across the 10 counties PSE serves. The 2023 grant awards empower resiliency within the areas of food security, shelter, literacy, and nonprofit staff development and training. From Bainbridge Island and Kitsap County, the following … Read more

Save the date for the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum’s Turn Back Time: The Sixties fundraiser gala on October 14

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum logo for Turn Back Time fundraising event.

The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum plays a vital role in preserving and sharing the rich history and stories of Bainbridge Island. It achieves this by curating exhibits and hosting community programs and events that inspire this unique community to connect and explore different perspectives while celebrating the diverse stories of Bainbridge Island. Join the Museum … Read more

Home exhibit on display at the Kids Discovery Museum later this fall

Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series invitation poster.

Later this fall, the Kids Discovery Museum (KiDiMu) will be installing a new exhibition titled, Home, a modular exhibit from the Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series. The exhibit is designed to bring children and families together to examine the insides and outsides of Chinese, Japanese, and Hmong homes. With a focus on cooking and … Read more

Peak Energy Rewards is now Flex Smart+

PSE Flex logo

Peak Energy Rewards is now called Flex Smart+. Sign up by December 31 to receive an extra $75. You’ll also receive $75 per device for enrolling Nest or ecobee thermostats and $30 per device for enrolling Mysa or Sinopé thermostats, plus more for staying enrolled. You’ll also be eligible for exclusive savings on energy-efficient home upgrades such … Read more