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Find CFL Disposal Information and Locations on our website! Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are an energy saving substitute for traditional light bulbs. For information about proper disposal of burned out or broken bulbs, please see the Washington Department of Ecology's Frequently Asked Questions about Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/pdf/CFL_Disposal.pdf For free local disposal sites, visit our website at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/cfl_disposal.php
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Throwback Thursday: Charles Proteus Steinmetz, who was considered by many to be an "Electrical Wizard" helped build the foundation of modern electrical engineering. Watch this short video to learn more about this man who many considered to be a genius. http://vimeo.com/57064748
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Tuesday Trivia: Did you know? Nicola Tesla built the first major electric power plant in the world? Here's a great video we found from Travel Channel's "Off Limits"...It takes us on a short tour of the last standing building, the transformer house at that power plant in Buffalo, NY. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/buffalos-historic-powerhouse-15354 Here is today's Trivia Question: How many volts of electricity did the power plant produce before sending it down the transmission lines? Post your answer in the comments below. Good Luck!
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An outage is currently in progress. As of 9:29am 43 customers on Niblett Way, Kraft Road and Beacon Hill drive are without power. The cause is unknown at this time. We will update you as we have more information.
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An outage is currently in progress. As of 3:42pm an unknown amount of customers in the area of West Woodland, Port of Kalama, Kalama Industrial Area and BHP are without power. Cause of the outage is unknown at this time. Crews have responded. We will update you as we have more information.
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Here's a few facts about Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRRs):
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JOB POSTING GIS Technician Closes Friday, February 6, 2015 The primary purpose of this position is to provide mapping and facility asset management for the District’s GIS using the District’s ArcMap/ArcFM based Geographic Information System (GIS) and work order management systems. The ideal candidate must have an Associate’s degree or equivalent course work from a vocational or technical school in geographic information systems, geography, planning or computer science plus a minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience providing GIS functions. Preference may be given for Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geography or related field from an accredited four year college or university. You can find the detailed job specification and employment application at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/employment.php To apply for this position, please submit cover letter, resume and completed Cowlitz PUD application to: Cowlitz PUD Attn: Human Resources PO Box 3007 Longview, WA 98632 or scan and email to: jobs@cowlitzpud.org
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Cowlitz PUD’s newest product offers you total control over your electric bill, by pre-paying it. Just pay as you go. Avoid late fees, deposits and collection charges. Track your electric account. • Pay what you can, when you can. • Track your daily usage. • Use your current deposit to purchase electricity. • Avoid late fees and collection fees. • Service continues as long as you have money in your account MyPowerPay is as EASY as 1, 2, 3 Step1 Sign up for MyPowerPay Step 2 Make a prepaid payment Step 3 Track your usage For more information visit our website at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/myusage.php
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Websearch Wednesday If you are someone who finds yourself being not too familiar with your homes electrical system, check out this informational video from our friends at The Electrical Safety Foundation International. http://www.esfi.org/index.cfm/page/Home-Electrical-System-Safety-Video/cdid/12530/pid/11405
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Paperless Billing
Paperless Billing
Go paperless with e-Bill (electronic billing). E-bill is convenient, time-saving and environmentally friendly. Click here for details.

Scam Alert!
Scam Alert!
A phone scan, targeting utility customers, is happening in Cowlitz County.

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Records Update - Current Phone Number
Records Update - Current Phone Number
To make our Outage Alert Hotline most effective, we need your current phone number on file. This will help us react more quickly in the event of a power outage.
Call (360) 423-2210 to update your account.

Warm Neighbor
Warm Neighbor
Cowlitz PUD is proud to offer a new Warm Neighbor fund opportunity!
Customers now have the voluntary option to be billed for a monthly donation to the Warm Neighbor program on their PUD bill.
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MyAccount
MyAccount
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Connected
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Kidzone
Kidzone
Where kids go to have fun while learning about electricity, energy efficiency and much more. Become an Energy Star, play games, complete activities and watch fun videos.
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