November 2003 - Lewis County PUD, a public utility serving about 27,000 customers in western Washington, is offering its customers an optional Green Power Energy Rate. Under the program, residential and business customers can purchase 100-kWh blocks of wind power for an additional $2.00 each month, or 2¢/kWh. To supply the program, the utility is purchasing 1 MW of power from the 50-MW Nine Canyon Wind Project located near Kennewick, WA. The utility is required to offer a renewable energy purchase option under a state law enacted in 2001.
Lewis County PUD Contact: Dave Moeller (360) 740-2411