Infrastructure investments, regulation, added tree trimming and increased power costs push PUD rates higher.

Bonneville Power Administration’s cost increases, depressed surplus power revenue, renewable energy mandates, and deferred infrastructure investments were the key factors of Lewis County PUD Commissioners approving a rate increase effective January 1, 2020.  The price per kilowatt-hour (kWh) will increase for all metered accounts and varies by rate schedule.  There is no change to the […]

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Upcoming Outages Affecting Customers in the Doty, Dryad and Meskill Areas

the following information was sent to approximately 450 customers affected by an upcoming outage: In our efforts to maintain and improve our infrastructure, Lewis County PUD #1 would like to inform you that your electrical service will be interrupted on Friday, December 20th. To minimize the impact of an outage, this interruption will occur during […]

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Saturday, November 30th : Ashford / Elbe /Mineral Area Outages : Restored

The Ashford outage was restored just before m Midnight and an outage in Mineral has been addressed as well. Thank you for your patience. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Crews are being assembled to address an outage in the Elbe/Ashford area, affecting approximately 1,025 customers. Thank you for your patience while we address this outage.

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Tuesday, November 19th : Ashford Outage : Restored

We are currently responding to an outage in the Ashford area affecting 1,000+ customers. Thank you for your calls. You can now follow us on Facebook and Twitter as well: @lewiscountypud …and Thank you for your patience while we do address this outage.  

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Tuesday, October 29th : Mossyrock and Ashford : Restored

update: 8:45 am All known outages have been addressed. If you are still experiencing an outage, please call us at 800.562.5612. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ update: 8am Winston Creek Road has been restored; however, 225+ customers on Hadaller Road and Mayfield Village are without power & We continue to address the Ashford outage. Thank you for your continued […]

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Upcoming Outages Affecting Customers in Areas of Vader and Ryderwood

On two upcoming dates: Sunday, November 3rd and Friday, November 8th, Cowlitz County PUD will be performing maintenance on their infrastructure in the Vader/Ryderwood area. This will affect 100+ of Lewis County PUD’s customers along Hwy 506, from Winlock-Vader Hwy south to Ryderwood and will include many ancillary roads. Both outages are expected to last […]