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Summer Record for Electricity Use Broken 3 Days in a Row!
It's. Been. HOT! But you knew that. But you may not have know that the Bonneville Power Administration's record for peak summertime electricity consumption three days in a row! Due to temperatures in Portland and the surrounding areas being over 100, the air conditioner use has skyrocketed…
Weekend Storms May Bring Power Outages: Are You Ready?
PUD is expecting to have problems with power outages with the icy weather we are expected to get this weekend according to news reports. When ice builds up on trees and power lines, it can cause major outages that last for days. Ice on roadways is also a problem with cars hitting poles and making it…