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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING GRANT PUD COMMISSIONERS – Heard from the Port of Royal Slope. A presentation recounting communications between the port and Grant PUD dating back to 2003, was given on behalf of the port by Kevin Richards who is … Continue reading →
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Ribbon cutting ceremony set for June 2 to celebrate EPHRATA — Come join us in celebrating the transformation of Grant PUD’s most visited recreation site, Crescent Bar. To mark the completion of construction at the site, Grant PUD is hosting … Continue reading →
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“Evolving Industry” rate class will address deluge of cryptocurrency power requests EPHRATA — Grant PUD commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday to move forward to create a new customer rate class for cryptocurrency miners that would protect the interests of the utility’s … Continue reading →
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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING COMMISSIONERS – Grant PUD commissioners unanimously agreed on May 8 to move forward to create a new customer rate class for cryptocurrency miners that would protect the interests of the utility’s existing customers. (Discussion and vote begins … Continue reading →
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Monday’s commission workshop was a culmination of six months of research and analysis. The workshop occurred to provide commissioners with an in-depth look at how staff is proposing to address the influx of cryptocurrency firms interested in electrical hookups throughout … Continue reading →
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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING COMMISSIONERS -Heard about a proposed new customer class that would give all traditional commercial and industrial customers priority status for power hookups. (1:27:30 commission audio) The proposed new “Evolving Industry” customer class would provide increased certainty to … Continue reading →
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Additional 1,400 residents and businesses to get access in Moses Lake and George EPHRATA, Wash. – Approximately 1,400 Grant County residents and businesses are a step closer to receiving fiber optic internet service this year. Grant PUD staff announced fiber … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD officials expect analysis to continue for the next several weeks Crews continue investigating the leakage discovered in spillway monoliths at Priest Rapids Dam. Initial analysis shows that a disbonded lift joint is the source of the leakage. A … Continue reading →
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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING COMMISSIONERS -Unanimously approved a $2.8 million increase to the contract with Voith Hydro Inc. and an extension of 15 days, bringing the total revised contract maximum to $14.3 million. Voith is a contractor on an approximately 10-year … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD officials declare a non-failure emergency Out of an abundance of caution, Grant PUD officials have declared a non-failure emergency at Priest Rapids Dam, after inspection drilling revealed leaking in spillway monoliths. Grant PUD will reduce reservoir elevation behind … Continue reading →
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Microsoft officials announced during the commission meeting in Beverly on March 27 that the company is making a $200,000 contribution toward building out wholesale fiber optic service to residents in the City of George. Paul Englis, of Microsoft, told the … Continue reading →
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Funding will help bring additional connectivity to customers and businesses through fiber service EPHRATA, Wash. – Microsoft will contribute $200,000 for the buildout of Grant PUD’s wholesale fiber-optic network in the George area, Grant PUD commissioners learned Tuesday. Since 2006, … Continue reading →
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