Issue #186, July 2020
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COVID-19 Relief Available through CAT

Have you or someone you know been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? Are you struggling to pay your electric bill because your household income has been reduced?

Community Action Team has funds available to support households in Columbia County that have been impacted, even if they have already received energy assistance this year. 

Call CAT at (503) 397-3511 to see if you qualify.

Cool Your Home with a Heat Pump

Are you thinking of upgrading your home's cooling system this summer? A heat pump might be right for you.

Ductless heat pumps and ducted central system heat pumps can both keep your home comfortable year-round.

We have rebates available for both types of systems, ranging from $500 to $1,600.

Save Money on Your Water Heating Costs

Water heating is typically one of the largest energy expenses in your home. It can account for up to 20% of your electric bill.

You can cut your hot water use and lower your electric bill by making a few small changes

You Can Help Provide Emergency Assistance

Customers needing emergency bill payment assistance during this challenging time can receive it through our GLOW Fund.

GLOW is funded through customer contributions and employee fundraisers. Call us at (503) 397-0590 to make a contribution, or make one online.

You can also make a contribution to a specific individual's account through our Gift Payment Program.

Hydropower Helps Fuel Our Economy

Life in the Pacific Northwest is shaped by the Columbia River and all it has to offer.

From clean energy to clean air, this iconic waterway is forever giving. It fuels the cleanest power system in the nation, which helps fuel the region's economy.

Please Drive Safely in Work Zones

Please slow down when you are approaching work zones.

Help us all go home safely at the end of the day. When you see flaggers, please be cautious and alert, and be prepared to stop.

Please slow down as you approach workers and give them extra room.

Did You Know?

We issued $23,700 in GLOW assistance in 2019, providing emergency bill pay assistance to 316 families.

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