Power Lines E-Newsletter
Issue #155, December 2017
Happy Holidays from Your PUD!

The Columbia River PUD Board of Directors and staff wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! We hope you have a safe and wonderful holiday season.

Our office will be closed on December 25 and January 1 to observe Christmas and New Year's Day. If you lose power, please call our 24-hour outage and emergency line, (503) 397-1844.

Energy Assistance is Now Available

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) applications are available in our office and at Community Action Team in St. Helens. 
Customers may also apply for our GLOW Fund.

Treat Yourself to Lower Power Bills with
a Heat Pump Water Heater

Upgrade to a heat pump water heater and you can cut your water heating costs by up to 60%. 
We offer rebates of $300 or $500 depending on the model
You can call our Energy Experts at (503) 366-5470 or email them for more information.

Save Money by Switching to LEDs

Every LED you install in place of an incandescent bulb could save you up to $6 in annual lighting costs. 
In addition to saving money, LEDs provide other benefits.

Upgrade Your Home with an Efficiency Loan

Would you like lower energy bills? If you've thought about upgrading your heating system, insulation, or windows, consider an energy efficiency loan.
Two local credit unions offer loans for weatherization, energy-efficient appliances and more. 

Plan Ahead for People on Life Support

If someone in your home is on life support, has a disability, or has other special needs, it is important that you plan ahead to prepare for storms, outages, and other emergencies.