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  • BPA Officials Join EPUD for 20-year Contract Signing

    November 26, 2008

    Steve Wright, the current Administrator of Bonneville Power Administration and other BPA officials will join the EPUD Board of Directors to sign a new 20-year power contract on Monday, December 1.

  • EPUD Celebrates Silver Anniversary

    November 17, 2008

    Twenty-five years ago today, EPUD began delivering low-cost, consumer-owned power to its District. Getting to that point took years of hard work and dedication.

  • EPUD Secures License for Dorena Hydropower Project

    November 06, 2008

    EPUD along with its partner Symbiotics, LLC, formed Dorena Hydro LLC today after receiving final licensing from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Design and construction of the Dorena Lake Dam Hydroelectric Project will begin immediately and commercial operations are set to commence in approximately 18 months.

  • EPUD Brings Public Back to Public Power Week

    October 15, 2008

    More than 300 EPUD Customer-Owners joined EPUD last week to celebrate Public Power Week and EPUD’s 25th anniversary. EPUD planned several events to celebrate, including the first annual Public Power Carnival.

  • Cottage Grove Shines as Nation's Newest Green Power Community

    October 14, 2008

    Cottage Grove today became the newest Green Power Community nationally recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leadership and dedicated support of renewable energy. “This is great news for the Cottage Grove community,” said Mayor Gary Williams, who received special street signs from the federal agency marking the city’s recognition.

  • EPUD Celebrates Public Power Week Oct. 5-11

    October 06, 2008

    EPUD is celebrating Public Power Week, Oct. 5-11, along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities collectively providing electricity on a not-for-profit basis to 45 million Americans. “Public Power Week is a chance for EPUD to tell its story and the story of Public Power,” says EPUD General Manager Frank Lambe.

  • EPUD Implements New Identity Theft Policy

    September 30, 2008

    EPUD is preparing to implement a new and stricter policy designed to better guard and protect all customer-owner information. The policy, approved by the EPUD Board of Directors, will begin implementation in October.

  • EPUD Crews Busy Preparing for Outage Season

    September 03, 2008

    How much time does it take to maintain 1,918 miles of distribution line spread over 555 square miles in rural Oregon? It’s a full-time job, and Emerald People’s Utility District crews are busy every day making sure it gets done.

  • Kill a Watt Meters Help EPUD Customers Save Energy and Money

    August 13, 2008

    EPUD Customer-Owners now have access to a device that can help reduce their energy usage and save money on their electric bills. The Kill A Watt EZ Electricity Usage Monitor allows people to track the electric usage of devices in their home when they are turned on, and also tracks “phantom” loads, generated when electrical devices are turned off but still plugged in.

  • EPUD Shines New Light on Local School Gynasiums

    August 04, 2008

    Mohawk High School and Fern Ridge Middle School are enjoying new, state-of-the-art gym lighting thanks to EPUD’s Commercial & Industrial Lighting program and public purpose funds. A portion of these funds, collected from EPUD’s Direct Service customers, will be allocated to install energy-efficient fluorescent fixtures in local school gyms at no cost to the school.

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