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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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The Value of Dams

The Value of Dams

A short video showing the value of dams.

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Our SmartHub Countdown Begins

Our SmartHub Countdown Begins

In the simplest terms, our job as your electric utility is to keep the lights on and the heat flowing.  It takes a lot of behind-the-scenes work to make that happen.  You can see the poles and wires and substations, but what you don’t see are the […]

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Our GPS Mapping Project is Wrapping Up

Our GPS Mapping Project is Wrapping Up

They have been logging every line, every meter, every utility pole, and every transformer in the Central Lincoln system, and the team is almost finished! Our contractors (photo, right) are done mapping our infrastructure in Depoe Bay, Dunes City, Gardiner, Hauser, Lakeside, Lincoln Beach, Newport, North Bend, […]

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Our Resolutions for 2017

As 2016 came to a close, Central Lincoln’s employees were already working hard to deliver some exciting new changes for 2017.  Our mission is to provide the people of Oregon’s Central Coast with reliable and affordable electricity in the tradition of public power; and we aspire to […]

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

It could have happened to anyone. A regular visitor from the Willamette Valley was in Newport last month, and he offered to check on a friend’s sailboat.  It was a beautiful day, warm; with no wind. The visitor (who asked us not to share his name) tightened […]

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‘Tis the Season to Give, and We Have Easy Ways to Help You Do It

‘Tis the Season to Give, and We Have Easy Ways to Help You Do It

We’ll be shredding Christmas trees for contributions to Project Care and turning them into mulch for local gardeners on Saturday, January 7th next to our office at 2129 N. Coast Highway in Newport.  What is Project Care?  It’s a program that assists folks facing extreme financial events […]

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PUD Board Member Representing Coastal Douglas and North Coos County Announces Intent to Resign

PUD Board Member Representing Coastal Douglas and North Coos County Announces Intent to Resign

Reedsport resident Tom Tymchuk has notified the board of the Central Lincoln People’s Utility District of his intent to resign from the utility’s board effective December 31, 2016.  An interview process will be take place to appoint a new board member representing Central Lincoln customers in coastal […]

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