Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1

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  • PUD Low-Income & Senior Energy Assistance Available
    4/16/2015

    In the coming year, energy assistance programs offered by Snohomish County Public Utility District will help about 17,000 senior citizens and low-income customers struggling with their electric bills. The programs currently provide reductions of 20 percent, 40 percent, or 60 percent off PUD electric and water bills. The discount percentage that customers receive depends on their income level.

    Currently, the low-income discount is available to PUD customers who have a household annual income that is below 125 percent of the federal poverty level ($30,313 for a family of four). Also eligible for discounts are senior citizens who are 62 years of age or older and have a combined disposable annual income of less than $28,264.

    For an application or more information about the PUD’s assistance programs, customers should click here or call Customer Service at 425-783-1000.

    Additional Assistance Programs:

    Project PRIDE: Administered by the local chapter of the American Red Cross, this program raises voluntary contributions from PUD ratepayers. The money goes to low-income customers who need help with their bills. For more information, call the Red Cross at 425-252-4103.

    Snohomish County Office of Weatherization & Energy Assistance: A weatherization program provides home energy conservation assistance to eligible homeowner and renter households. An energy assistance program offers assistance in paying the heat bill for eligible households on a one-time per heating season basis. For more information, call 425-388-3880. Camano Island customers should call the Opportunity Council at 1-800-317-5427.

    Northsound 211: This service, accessed by calling the 211 telephone number, connects local residents to health and human services in the community. Need help finding rent assistance, job training, volunteer opportunities, food, shelter, or support groups? These are just some of the hundreds of social services 2-1-1 can help people access.

  • PUD Awards Students in Art & Photo Contests
    4/13/2015

    Snohomish County PUD today announced the names of 17 local students who won awards in the utility’s 2015 art and photography competitions. The contests are designed to engage students and the community in energy issues. 

    Art Contest Winners

    The art contest challenged students to create an “Energy Smarty Pants” character to help spread the word about making smart choices about energy.

    Avery Nasin Grade 2 Garfield Elementary
    Ethan Huber Grade 3 Dutch Hill
    Mei Matsui Grade 4 Shelton View Elementary
    Lucy London Grade 5 Cedarhome Elementary
    Dacian Moses-Lindenmuth Grade 5 Pioneer Elementary
    Marcus Rodriguez Grade 6 Seattle Hill Elementary
    Kaelyn Destiny Tupuola Grade 7 Lakewood Middle School
    Julianna Hivick Grade 8 Eisenhower Middle School
    Lucy Leonard Grade 10 Mariner High School
    Megan Sorn Grade 10 Glacier Peak High School
    Nikole Foster Grade 12 Sultan High School
    Sierra Schulte Grade 12 Lake Stevens High School


    Photography Contest
    For the PUD photography contest, high school students were challenged to capture the theme of “Energy in Action” in a photograph. Five students won awards, as follows:

    Haley Eyre Grade 11 Arlington High School
    Abby Iblings Grade 11 Lake Stevens High School
    Kyleigh Magness Grade 12 Glacier Peak High School
    Jacob Matray Grade 12 Glacier Peak High School
    Makenna Wheeler Grade 12 Snohomish High School


    The winners of the competitions will be recognized at the April 21, 2015, PUD Board of Commissioners meeting. The art and photography contest winners’ entries are on display April 13-24, 2015, in the lobby of the PUD’s Everett headquarters. They also are posted on the PUD website (click here).

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