Jun 16, 2022
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Due to continued nationwide supply chain disruption caused by COVID-19, Mason PUD 3 has depleted its supply of 320 amp meters. Although there are shipments expected to arrive in the near future, any new or existing jobs requiring the installation of a 320 amp meter may be delayed connection until further notice. Read more about our Material Shortages and Supply Chain Disruptions here.
A lot of factors go into the resources that the PUD purchases to serve its customers, such as: cost, reliability, availability, environmental impacts, sustainability, and risks. This page includes more information about the PUD's resources.
Every year, Washington State reports on the source of electricity for customers throughout the state. The "Fuel Mix Report" shows that PUD 3's electricity is 95.8% CARBON-FREE.
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SOURCE: Data for the report comes from the Washington State Department of Commerce’s “Washington State Electric Utility Fuel Mix Disclosure Reports for Calendar Year 2020” (Reported in 2021).
* Mason PUD 3’s unspecified resources come solely from the Bonneville Power Administration’s resource mix which stems from its purchases made on the market to balance resource needs with load. The fluctuations in the amount of unspecified is due to many factors including the rain or snow pack supplied and timing of the spring melt.