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Newport Operations Center Fact Sheet

Newport Operations Center Fact Sheet

Background Central Lincoln provides electricity to the communities of Oregon’s central coast. Our service area spans 700 square miles and includes nearly 55,000 people. Central Lincoln maintains very high reliability, and our customers report they are satisfied with our service. Central Lincoln currently serves customers from operations […]

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Central Lincoln to Build New Operations Center in North Newport

Central Lincoln to Build New Operations Center in North Newport

Following a district-wide disaster vulnerability assessment, the Central Lincoln PUD has purchased an 11-acre site in north Newport, where the electric utility will build a new operations center to replace a 60-year-old facility in South Beach. “Unfortunately, our South Beach building is in a tsunami inundation zone,” […]

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Pennies from Heaven

Pennies from Heaven

She stared at the social services building and took a deep breath.  In her 55 years, she never thought she would need to ask for help.   “Rose” (not her real name) is a Central Lincoln customer.   She still gets tears in her eyes thinking of that moment. […]

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Power Goes Out? Here’s what to do and what happens next…

Power Goes Out? Here’s what to do and what happens next…

Thanks to the automated metering system we installed a few years ago, Central Lincoln typically knows right away when your power goes out– our system pings us.  But just in case, we’d still like you to call our 24/7 outage line– 1-866-484-3783– to let us know you’re […]

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The Ground Starts to Shake: What to Do

The Ground Starts to Shake: What to Do

We all know “The Big One” –a catastrophic earthquake– will  happen on the Oregon Coast.  The only question is “when?”  Next year?  Not for a hundred years?  No one knows.  More and more disaster planning is happening in our district, and we are very supportive.  Several of […]

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Come Celebrate Public Power Week All Month With Us!

Come Celebrate Public Power Week All Month With Us!

Public Power Week, celebrated the first full week in October every year, is an opportunity to highlight the benefits of community-owned, locally-controlled electric utilities like Central Lincoln. Each community-owned utility decides how it wants to highlight Public Power Week. This year, Central Lincoln will be celebrating all […]

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What’s Up with Those Trucks and Linemen?

What’s Up with Those Trucks and Linemen?

From the September 2015 Boardlines: Info and Opinions from Your Board Members I’ve had several folks ask me about all the Central Lincoln activity on Highway 101 in the northern portion of Florence: What’s going on? I’m happy to share that Central Lincoln is investing about $6 […]

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Better Customer Service For You

Better Customer Service For You

Ever stood in line only to wait while a customer service rep helped someone else on the phone? As we reviewed ways we could be more responsive to our customers, we realized dedicating some of our existing customer service representatives to answering your calls would be more […]

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Update on Energy-Efficiency Program Rebate Amounts

Update on Energy-Efficiency Program Rebate Amounts

New windows. Insulation. Heat pumps. New appliances. For decades, Central Lincoln has been offering rebates for various projects to help our customers save electricity. And the programs have been very successful: Our customers have saved more than 92,965,518 kilowatt hours since 1982, thanks to our various energy-efficiency […]

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Rate Increase to Begin July 1st

Rate Increase to Begin July 1st

At its June board meeting, Central Lincoln’s Board of Directors voted to approve new rate schedules that will increase the average customer bill by about 7%.  The changes are effective July 1, meaning the bills customers receive in August will reflect the changes. During deliberations, Board members […]

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