Possible Rate Increase for All Customers

Commissioners are considering rate increases for Electric, Water, and Wastewater customers as part of the 2015 budget. The 2015 PUD budget, to be approved at the December 15, 2014 Commission meeting in Port Angeles, is predicated on the following rate increases: electric retail rate increase of 3.5% effective on all bills rendered on or after April 1, 2015; a 6% retail water rate increase effective on all bills rendered on or after January 1, 2015; and, a 6% sewer rate… Read More

PUD Announces Forthcoming Customer Survey

10/22/2014 October 22, 2014, Port Angeles, WA - Doug Nass, PUD General Manger, announced today that Clallam PUD will commence a survey of customers within the next two weeks. The survey is expected to take about ten (10) days to complete, and a random sample of residential customers will be contacted to participate. Approximately 400 customers will be surveyed. The survey will be conducted via telephone by SDS Research, a full service marketing research firm. Calls will come from the… Read More

PUD Warns of Possible Telephone Scam

 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 be… Read More

PUD Bond Rating Affirmed

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 good… Read More

PUD Approves Rate Increase

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

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