Bainbridge Island hybrid solution newsletter mailed earlier this month

Cover page of the PSE newsletter.

In mid-October, we mailed our hybrid solution newsletter to Bainbridge Island residents and businesses. The newsletter provides an overview and the latest updates on all the projects included in our hybrid solution: Murden Cove-Winslow 115 kV transmission line, Winslow Tap rebuild, substation upgrades, Battery Energy Storage System, Flex Smart +, and ferry electrification. Together, these projects … Read more

Pay less for your energy with PSE’s new Bill Discount Rate program

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Income-eligible customers can now reduce their PSE energy bills by up to 45% a month through the Bill Discount Rate program. Applying for the program is easy. It only takes a few minutes to fill out the online application. No income documentation or social security number is required to apply. Program participants will get an … Read more

Upgrading our electric distribution system on Bainbridge Island

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This summer we made upgrades to our electric distribution system along NE Baker Hill Road and NE Hidden Cove Road. These projects are a part of our ongoing effort to improve safety and reliability on Bainbridge Island.  NE Baker Hill RoadOn NE Baker Hill Road between Lynwood Center Road and Blakey Avenue (see project area … Read more

Improve your home’s energy efficiency by enrolling your water heater in Flex Smart+

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Bainbridge Island residents who enroll their qualified water heaters in Flex Smart+ can improve their home’s energy efficiency and earn $75 annually. You can take advantage of these savings even if you’ve already enrolled a thermostat in the Flex Smart+ program. Enrolling a water heater requires setting up an EcoPort module. This device connects to … Read more

Join Vitalize Kitsap for an immersive silent disco on November 3

Vitalize Kitsap's invitation poster for "Somewhere Under the Rainbow; Immersive Silent Disco" event.

Vitalize Kitsap is showcasing Somewhere Under the Rainbow, an immersive silent disco, on Friday, November 3 at the Buxton Center for Bainbridge Performing Arts. Be swept away under the sea in this all-ages installation that brings to life an original story and characters created by Vitalize Kitsap members. Dancing shoes and undersea costumes are encouraged!  … Read more

Join IVC and BISCC for holiday meals November 23 and December 22

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Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) and Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center (BISCC) are hosting two heartwarming community meals as part of their Holiday Meal program – a Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 23 and a festive holiday meal on Friday, December 22. Both meals will be held at St. Cecilia’s Conger Hall on Bainbridge Island. Sign-up sheets … Read more

Kitsap food banks receive funds from PSE and PSE Foundation during Hunger Action Month

White truck with the inscription Central Kitsap Food Bank.

During Hunger Action Month in September, PSE and PSE Foundation helped combat hunger by donating funds (a total of $200,000) to 49 local food banks throughout our service area. These nonprofits span 14 counties within the state, from large distribution centers to hyper-local neighborhood food pantries. In Kitsap County, the following food banks are among … Read more