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January 2023

Topics include: Happy New Year from Puget Sound Energy!, Looped transmission will improve electric reliability on Bainbridge Island, Downed power lines – Keep clear of fallen utility wires!, PSE and PSE Foundation grant $1.15m to organizations to empower community resiliency, Indipino Community of Bainbridge Island and Vicinity.

February 2023

Topics include: Off-site mitigation for the Winslow Tap Transmission Rebuild, Join Peak Energy Rewards and receive $75 annually, Electric Vehicle Charger Coming to Bremerton, Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center is a Powerful Partner!, Join IslandWood at Dine & Discover on March 18.

March 2023

Topics include: Construction at Port Madison Substation starts in late April, Join Peak Energy Rewards during Earth Month!, Celebrate Earth Day at Earth Day Expo on April 22! Help Bainbridge Island Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 25% by 2025, Helpline House assists Bainbridge neighbors in need, Puget Sound Energy awards nearly $800K in solar installation grants.

April 2023

Topics: Include: Bainbridge Island Residential Battery Pilot, Trimming trees along power lines on Bainbridge Island, Learn about Peak Energy Rewards at May 11 webinar, Kitsap Electric Vehicle and Bike Expo on May 20, LeadHERship | Honoring Female Leaders, Peacock Family Service.

May 2023

Topics include: PSE signs agreement with Washington State Ferries on ferry electrification, Thank you for your patience during construction on Madison Avenue, PSE launches incentives to bring EV charging to multifamily properties and fleets, Electric system upgrades along Northeast Hidden Cove Road begin in late May, A heat pump is more than heat! Learn more and save through Peak Energy Rewards, Island Volunteer Caregivers hosting 2023 Gather and Give Auction on June 8, BIMA celebrates 10 years with summer events.

June 2023

Topics include: PSE gives osprey at North Kitsap High School a new home, Get higher rebates on home upgrades by enrolling in Peak Energy Rewards, Improving electric reliability on Bainbridge Island this summer, Bainbridge Island Downtown Association’s 3rd of July Street Dance returns, Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce seeking volunteers for Grand Old 4th of July celebration, Bainbridge Youth Services Fun Run on July 4, Rotary Club’s Auction and Rummage Sale on July 8, Join HRB and Bainbridge City Council candidates on July 13 for a conversation.

July 2023

Topics include: Upgrading the electric system this summer and beyond, PSE’s new partnership with Invenergy helps advance Washington’s clean energy transition, Rotary Club’s 63rd Annual Auction and Rummage Sale raised largest amount ever, Party for Parks & Trails fundraiser on August 4, Bainbridge Island Summer Studio Tour August 11 – 13, 4th Annual Raptor Rhapsody on August 13.

August 2023

Topics include: Peak Energy Rewards is now Flex Smart +, Drive-in ferry service between WSF’s Seattle – Bainbridge Island route closed September 7 – 13 to install a new walkway, Join PSE for EV fun at Electrify Expo, PSE and Fishline celebrate new solar array, Support Bainbridge Schools Foundation during their fall fundraising campaign, HRB’s Fall Foundraiser on September 14 celebrates intentional – and beautiful – neighborhoods, Day of Preparedness on September 23 focuses on family and child safety.

January 2022

Topics: Storm season is here. Make sure you’re prepared!, Missing Link Project (Murden Cove – Winslow 115kv) community announcement & Community Sounding Board (CSB) summaries, Get to know the Puget Sound Energy Foundation (PSEF)!,Puget Sound Energy Foundation (PSEF) 2021 Kitsap County grant recipients!, PSEF grants at work in our community: Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC).

February 2022

Topics: PSE is investing in a greener future through battery projects, PSE Foundation awards $800,000 in grants to support organizations helping those in need, PSE Foundation’s 2021 Community Healing Program: Peacock Family Services, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s smARTfilms Series: Executive Order 9066 at Eighty, IslandWood Dinner in the Woods is coming soon.

March 2022

Topics: Bainbridge Island electric system improvements, Battery spotlight: Tenino microgrid, PSE partners with the Seattle Kraken and Bainbridge Community Foundation, PSE supports Bainbridge Prepares in Public Health Initiatives.

April 2022

Topics: Puget Sound Energy awards nearly $1 million in solar installation grants, Join the Bainbridge Island Climate Smart Challenge!, Samish Island Community Battery Demonstration, Bainbridge Island Historical Museum unveils new exhibit, KiDiMu presents Explore Bainbridge: Walkable Winslow,

May 2022

Topics: WUTC approves PSE’s new and expanded EV charging programs, PSE’s Clean Building Accelerator Helps Commercial Building Owners, Apply for the 2022 competitive grants program (now through June 30), PSE supports Bainbridge Island Trails.

June 2022

Topics: Beginning fieldwork for the Murden Cove – Winslow 115kV Line Project, Testing battery storage for businesses at PSE’s Poulsbo Service Center, Bainbridge Island Auction & Rummage Sale – July 2, Street Dance – July 3, starting at 6 p.m., Grand Old 4th of July, Bainbridge Youth Service – Fun Run on the 4th of July, Sounds of Summer Concert Series at Battle Point Park – Free!

July 2022

Topics: PSE awards a solar grant to the Suquamish Tribe, Murden Cove – Winslow 115kV Transmission Line project schedule, Battery storage projects and storing your own power, Bainbridge Island Auction & Rummage Sale – The results are in!, Michael Birkhead wins grand prize of Grand Old 4th poster contest, Bainbridge Island Studio Tour, The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary asks you to mark your small craft, Lower Baker Dam Visitor Center and day-use park reopen after renovations.

August 2022

Topics: Hybrid energy solutions for Bainbridge Island, Ready to generate your own solar energy? PSE is here to help!, Bainbridge Island Land Trust, Bainbridge Island Senior/ Community Center’s Resource Fair, Vitalize Kitsap Seahawks viewing party on September 18, Housing Resources Bainbridge Community Land Trust expands and celebrates, Bainbridge Prepares builds resilient communities.

September 2022

Topics: Reliability vs. capacity: How PSE will meet Bainbridge Island’s growing needs, Bainbridge Island Land Trust announces additional protected land near Manzanita Bay, Rotary high school intern honors PSE essential worker David Whitbeck, Call to the Wild Gala Auction, Bainbridge Schools Foundation kicks off fall fundraising campaign.

October 2022

Topics: Tree inventory fieldwork, Increase your energy efficiency and lower your bills, PSE Avian Protection Program & West Sound Wildlife Shelter, Scarlet Road believes in freedom for every person, Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center.

November 2022

Topics: Peak Energy Rewards on Bainbridge Island, Storm season is here. Make sure you’re prepared!, Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour, Outdoor holiday experience at Bloedel Reserve.

January 2021 Announcing The Online Workshop Newsletter

Topics: Join us for an online community workshop for the “missing link” transmission project and share your feedback about the new “missing link” transmission line project between Jan. 22 – Feb. 12.

January 2021 RSVP for Community Workshop

Topics: Remember to RSVP for the “missing link” transmission community workshop and take a closer look at route segments and share feedback until Feb. 12

January 2021 Tomorrow’s the Missing Link Transmission Line Workshop (Jan. 21)!

Topics: There’s still time to RSVP for the “missing link” transmission community workshop and take a closer look at route segments and share feedback until Feb. 12

January 2021 The Segment Explorer is now available

Topic: Take a closer look at route segments through the Segment Explorer!

January 2021

Topics: PSE sets “Beyond Net Zero Carbon by 2045” goal, Segment Explorer tool launched at the “missing link” community workshop and The ECO-PAC powers Kitsap storm staging area.

March 2021

Topics: More than $1 million awarded in solar installation grants, Upcoming CSB 5 meeting, PSE Foundation provides grants to five local organizations

April 2021

Topics: RSVP for May 3, 2021 online workshop, Community Sounding Board meeting recap, Highlighting Bainbridge Youth Services, Highlighting Helpline House, Raising Resilience hosts a sexual assault awareness event to support youth, Highlighting the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum.

May 2021 The Route Explorer is now available

Topics: Learn about route options for the “Missing Link” Project and share your feedback!

May 2021

Topics: PSE shares “missing link” route options at second online community workshop, Share your feedback for the “missing link” project by June 2, Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale is back for 2021, Highlighting the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, Reflection and contemplation at Bloedel Reserve, Be part of the clean electricity transformation and take our survey by June 1

June 2021

Topics: COVID-19 Bill Assistance Program, PSE forms Equity Advisory Group as it develops its Clean Energy Implementation Plan, Upcoming Winslow Tap pole replacement work, The Kids Discovery Museum (KiDiMu) reopens, Highlighting West Sound Wildlife Shelter.

July 2021

Topics: PSE Foundation’s Community HEALing grants open now, PSE seeks bid for new energy resources, PSE will host online information sessions this year, Bainbridge Island Rotary Auction, PSE sponsors film “Honor Thy Mother”, PSE supports Housing Resources Bainbridge first digital newsletter.

August 2021

Topics: Underground transmission line information session recap, upcoming information session on electric and magnetic fields, Deadline extended – Apply for a PSE Foundation HEALing grant, Green Power on Bainbridge Island, Bid & Buy for BIMA, Bainbridge Island’s Day of Preparedness.

September 2021

Topics: Looking toward storm season, National Drive Electric Week, Upcoming information session on electric and magnetic fields, 2021 Haunted Hay Ride, Bainbridge Island Senior/ Community Center Resource Fair, Kitsap Strong Resiliency Summit.

October 2021

Topics: Puget Sound Energy invites public comment on Draft Clean Energy Implementation Plan, Energy Awareness Month, PSE’s Community Solar program, Recap of electric and magnetic fields (EMF) information session, PSE Supports KidsUp! The Next Generation of Play at Battle Point Park on Bainbridge Island.

November 2021 (Corrected)

Topics: Join us for the announcement of the preferred route for the “missing link” transmission line project, Bainbridge Island City Council’s recommendations on the routing of the Missing Link, Stay cozy and comfy this fall while saving on energy efficient options for your home, Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour, Holiday at Fay is back on Bainbridge Island.

December 2021

Topics: PSE’s Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) is here, PSE selects a route for “missing link” transmission line to improve reliability on Bainbridge Island, Community Sounding Board wrap-up, PSE supports park and recreation programs on Bainbridge Island.