PUD Bond Rating Affirmed

10/14/2014 Moody’s Investors Service issued a bond rating of Aa3 for Clallam PUD's outstanding revenue bonds, reaffirming a stable outlook. Moody's reported, "The Aa3 rating primarily reflects the district's stable and rural service area, solid debt service coverage with low debt load, and satisfactory legal provisions. Management also consistently adheres to sound financial goals." David Papandrew, the PUD’s Treasurer/Controller said, “We are pleased that Moody’s confirmed our current ratings. We work hard as a District to remain financially sound, and… Read More

PUD Offices Afternoon Closure, September 10

9/3/2014 The PUD offices will be closed for the afternoon on September 10th for employee training. Forks/Sekiu offices will be closed from 11am-5pm on September 10 PA/Sequim offices will be closed from 12pm-5pm on September 10 For emergencies, the public should please call 452-9771 or 1-800-542-7859. Read More

PUD Approves Rate Increase

5/12/2014 PUD Commissioners voted to approve a staff recommended 3.5% increase in retail electric utility rates which amounts to an increase of approximately $3.35 per month for the average PUD residential customer, using 1200 kWh per month. The 2014 PUD budget, approved in December of 2013, was predicated on a mid-year rate increase of 3.5%. “Commissioners spent much time during the public budget hearing process considering when to increase, and by how much to increase, rates,” said Doug Nass, PUD General… Read More

Will Purser re-elected to Energy Northwest Executive Board

4/23/2014 RICHLAND, Wash. – Energy Northwest’s board of directors re-elected Will Purser today to serve a four-year term on the public power agency’s 11-member executive board. The executive board sets the policies that govern the operations of the organization. His new term begins June 17. Purser has served as Clallam County Public Utility District 1 commissioner since April 2001. He was appointed to the Energy Northwest Board of Directors in April 2008 and elected to the executive board in June 2010.… Read More

PUD Warns of Possible Telephone Scam

4/15/2014 Clallam PUD is warning customers of a possible telephone scam where the caller poses as a PUD employee and attempts to collect money via credit card. This past weekend multiple PUD customers received a call from an “800” number where the caller claimed to be a PUD employee and said power would be shut off if the bill was not paid in full via credit card. The caller attempts to demonstrate legitimacy by knowing the customers address, which can… Read More

PUD Earns Prestigious National RP3 Designation

4/7/2014 Clallam PUD is proud to be one of 184 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. “We’re honored to receive the RP3 designation,” said Doug Nass, Clallam PUD General Manager. “Our utility staff values the opportunity to serve the Clallam County community and puts in a lot of… Read More

PUD Employee Honored as “Land Surveyor of the Year”

4/1/2014 April 1, 2014, Port Angeles, WA - Clallam PUD is proud to announce that Jon Purnell, the PUD’s Utility Systems Land Agent, has been recognized as the 2013 Washington “Land Surveyor of the Year.” Pictured:  Jon Purnell at work in the field. According to the Land Surveyors’ Association of Washington’s (LSAW) web site, the title "Surveyor of the Year" is awarded annually to the one individual who, by assessment of his or her peers, has contributed the most to the… Read More

Broadband Infrastructure Builds For the Future

3/28/2003 If you’re talking about a garage or storage space it seems like it is never big enough. In the design stage you try to imagine all of the uses you will have. You then build it a little bigger “just in case,” After the garage is finished you still have one car parked outside. . . Just not big enough. The same is true for Broadband. How big is big enough, and have you anticipated all of the uses… Read More

How We Can Benefit From Broadband and The Latest Wi-Fi Technologies

STMA Co-Sponsors First In Series of Events Clallam PUD announces its Broadband Learning Series. The first event How We Can Benefit From Broadband, features Bernard Daines, CEO, Worldwide Packets, and Tim Zenk, Vice President of Chameleon Technologies, at the new state of the art conference center at Sequim Presbyterian Church, 950 N. 5th Street in Sequim, Thursday, February 13, 1:00PM. Guest speakers will address current and future uses of broadband to benefit education, healthcare, business, government and quality of life.… Read More