PUD Discount Programs Help!
The PUD and its customers help thousands of customers each year who are struggling with electric bills. Here are just a few measures of assistance during 2017:
- 18,000+ customers helped through the PUD’s low income assistance programs
- $6.4 million in discounts provided to qualifying families
- $75,000 in voluntary contributions from customers to Project PRIDE that helps other customers having bill problems
The PUD’s low-income assistance program offers discounts of up to 60% off electric bills. For more information, visit snopud.com/discounts or call Customer Service at 425-783-1000.
Winter Storms? Check out our Outage Map!
Access information about power outages with the PUD’s online outage map. It’s now available around the clock, 365 days a year. The map also features wind speeds and local weather conditions. It’s another way we’re providing more self-service options for our customers. If your power is out and you do not see your outage on the map, please call our automated outage reporting line at: 425-783-1001. Check out the map at outagemap.snopud.com or with a smart phone at m.snopud.com.
All Abuzz About Electric Jets
In November 2017, Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens announced they are jointly developing a hybrid electric jet called the E-Fan X that would seat 100. The E-Fan X hybrid-electric technology demonstrator is anticipated to fly in 2020 following a comprehensive ground test campaign with one of the aircraft’s four gas turbine engines replaced by a two-megawatt electric motor. Provisions will be made to replace a second gas turbine with an electric motor once system maturity has been proven. First flights would be limited to regional (short-haul) trips.