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Grant PUD staff proposes phase-in of Evolving Industry rate Grant PUD staff proposes to phase in the new Evolving Industry Rate 17 over three years in graduated increments of 15 percent the first year, 35 percent the second year and … Continue reading →
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Commissioners to consider options as discussion continues On July 31, Grant PUD staff members presented a recommendation to commissioners for a multi-year phase-in of new rates for customers in the proposed Evolving Industry rate class. See the staff presentation here. … Continue reading →
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Warmer, wetter spring causes dip in revenue expectations through June A warmer, wetter early spring contributed to Grant PUD’s year-to-date revenue from electric rates to come in 2.3 percent below budget. See detailed summary here, pages 8-12. Listen to the … Continue reading →
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Drainage drilling is finished and monitoring devices are now being installed EPHRATA —Drilling for drainage and inspection in the spillway monoliths at Priest Rapids Dam is complete, as around 230 core samples have been extracted from the dam’s grout gallery. … Continue reading →
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Commissioners call for options to ease rate burden on existing crypto firms Weeks after learning that a rate proposal for “evolving industries” would approximately triple the electric-rate burden on Grant County’s cryptocurrency mining operations, some Grant PUD commissioners Tuesday asked staff … Continue reading →
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Rate Schedule 17 would impact Evolving Industries which applies to cryptocurrency mining EPHRATA — Grant PUD commissioners are asking for public input as they look to finalize the new customer rate class, Schedule 17 – Evolving Industries. Anyone who would … Continue reading →
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– Proposed new Rate 17 could mean big increase for crypto miners (1:59:20 on Commission Audio) Cryptocurrency mining companies and other businesses that fit Grant PUD’s new “Evolving Industry” rate classification would see their monthly power bills more than double … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD to present “It’s not magic, it’s water” throughout the summer EPHRATA — Grant PUD will participate in the North Central Regional Library’s summer reading program as they share an interactive presentation about how the naturally-occurring water cycle allows … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD commissioners discussed possible changes to the rate-setting policy outlined in Resolution No. 8768 during their board meeting June 12 (10:00 in the recording). Resolution 8768, which was passed May 12, 2015, outlines which customer class would receive “core” … Continue reading →
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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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