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It Isn’t Pretty – But It Could Save You Money

It Isn’t Pretty – But It Could Save You Money

“When people consider weatherizing their homes—making them more energy-efficient—the first thing they think about is double-paned windows,” says our Energy Services Manager, Wade Carey.  “Certainly, replacing inefficient single-paned or metal-framed windows at home with ones that have a u-factor of .30 or lower can reduce the amount […]

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Rates to Increase July 1

Rates to Increase July 1

All of the power we sell comes from the Bonneville Power Administration, from a network of 31 hydroelectric dams, a nuclear power plant, wind power, and other sources.  Since 2010, the BPA has raised its rates nearly 30%, and our single largest cost of operation is power […]

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Community Service in Our DNA

Community Service in Our DNA

When we read about the Northwest Public Power Association’s Paul Raver Award honoring superior community service, we knew exactly who to nominate: Tom Tymchuk. Tom put in 34 years representing the portions of Coos and Douglas counties we serve before stepping down from Central Lincoln’s Board five […]

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Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig Six Inches Deep Or More

Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig Six Inches Deep Or More

Many Oregonians celebrate our newly-arrived sunny and warmer days by planting flowers or shrubs.  Believe it or not, some electric lines were simply buried in the ground years ago, not in conduit, just “direct buried” as our Operations folks call it.  While in nearly every case, those […]

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Look Up Your New Account Number

Look Up Your New Account Number

If you would like your new account number before you receive your April bill, please click here to use our Account Number Lookup Tool (Please note: you must have your old customer and account number to retrieve the new account number).    

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Your Guide to Our New SmartHub Site!

Your Guide to Our New SmartHub Site!

SmartHub is here!  SmartHub is an all-in-one account management system – and SmartHub apps are available for smart phones and tablets too! Click here to read Your Guide to Our New SmartHub Site or click the photo below.

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A Guide to Your New Bill

A Guide to Your New Bill

Your bill will have a new format beginning with the bill you receive after April 10!  Watch for your new account number – you will need this number to set up your new SmartHub account.  Click here to see A Guide to Your New Bill or click on […]

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SmartHub Begins April 10!

SmartHub Begins April 10!

SmartHub is an all-in-one account management system which will replace MyAccount Online, MyMeter, and QuickPay.  SmartHub apps are available for smart phones and tablets. Your bill will have a new format beginning with the bill you receive after April 10. Watch for your new account number.  As […]

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Someone Calls Demanding Payment? Hang Up!

Someone Calls Demanding Payment? Hang Up!

It seems winter’s an especially popular time for con artists trying to cheat people.  We’ve had many reports of phone scammers calling customers and threatening to shut customers off.  One customer lost $500 to such a scam last month.  Here are tools to protect yourself: Due to […]

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Scam Alert!

Scam Alert!

Central Lincoln has recently had many reports from customers about calls they have received telling them their Central Lincoln account is past due, and they will be disconnected that day if they don’t supply a credit card or debit card number  immediately.  Or, the scammers tell the […]

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