Be vigilant! There are many scams designed to attack utility customers. They include con artists posing as utility employees demanding payment and threatening to disconnect power, as well as marketing curious technology designed to lower utility bills. If you get a call from the "PUD" or the "Power Company" and you are not expecting a call... IT MAY BE A SCAM! Learn about some of the common techniques that scammers use here:

PUD 3 Fuel Mix

PUD 3 Fuel Mix

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 98% CARBON-FREE.

Utility Fuel Mix Report for 2018 (Reported in 2019)

Type of Fuel Percentage
Hydroelectric 78.69%
Nuclear 9.79%
Wind 8.95%
Unspecified Resources 2.53%
Solar .03%
Natural Gas .01%
Coal 0%
Petroleum 0%
Other Generation 0%
Total 100%

Data for the report comes from the Washington State Department of Commerce’s “Washington State Electric Utility Fuel Mix Disclosure Reports for Calendar Year 2018” (Reported in 2019).

* PUD 3’s unspecified resources come exclusively from the Bonneville Power Administration’s resource mix. It includes market purchases made on behalf of PUD 3. Because these are market purchases, the specific source of the power is not identified.


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