PSE urges residents to prepare now for potential windstorm

December 10, 2014

NEW — 3:35 p.m. Dec. 10, 2014

The Puget Sound region is bracing for a damaging windstorm set to cause havoc on Thursday.

Puget Sound Energy is on standby preparing for the worst, but the company is encouraging residents to get prepared now, before the winds hit.

On Twitter, PSE offered several tips to get its customers through the coming power outages.

First, PSE encourages residents to download its new mobile app. MyPSE allows residents to report power outages, view a map of outages, get estimated restoration times, see the number of customers affected in neighborhoods and report natural gas emergencies. This is the best way to get the most up to date information. Read more

Puget Sound Energy offers rebates to customers who upgrade

February 12, 2010

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 12, 2010

Western Washington homeowners who install energy-efficient water and heating equipment now qualify for rebates from Puget Sound Energy.

The energy provider extends rebates to both electricity and natural gas customers. The utility offers rebates and incentives for home improvements and equipment to reduce energy use and lower bills.

Many of the measures could also qualify for as much as $1,500 in federal tax credits and $100 from the state appliance rebate program for energy-efficient clothes washers.

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PSE will donate food, funds to Issaquah pantry

December 7, 2009

NEW — 6 a.m. Dec. 7, 2009

Puget Sound Energy and the utility company’s employees are working to fill shelves at food banks across the Puget Sound region, including the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank.

PSE customers are also welcome to join the food drive.

PSE, based in Bellevue, will distribute $22,500 in donations among 43 Washington food banks in order to help the feeding programs stock shelves during the holiday season.

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