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Appreciating Our Linemen: The Super Heroes of the Utility Industry

Appreciating Our Linemen: The Super Heroes of the Utility Industry

April 18th is National Lineman Appreciation Day! In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution designating April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day.  This acknowledgement brought linemen into the spotlight and taught the masses something that utility professionals already know – linemen rock!  Yes, there is no […]

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Central Lincoln’s Florence-Area Electric System Upgrade

Central Lincoln’s Florence-Area Electric System Upgrade

Our Florence-Area Electric System Upgrade is needed to meet the growth reliability needs of our customers. Read the PDF Upgrade Notice now!

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Before You Get Out a Shovel, Call 8-1-1

Before You Get Out a Shovel, Call 8-1-1

Know what’s below! We track the causes of outages; trees and winds are the main reason power can go out.  But a growing problem  is underground line failures.  Fifty years ago, it was an accepted practice to “direct bury” energized lines underground.  Today, some of those “hot” […]

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What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

A new website!  A new Facebook page!  Both are part of our goal to strengthen customers’ experience through proactive communication and thoughtful consideration of customers’ needs.  Are we meeting your needs? Every three years we ask an outside company to survey our customers randomly.   An equal number […]

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Safety First: Set Water Heaters at 120 Degrees

Safety First: Set Water Heaters at 120 Degrees

Most hot water heaters have a default setting of 140 degrees. Unfortunately, that’s too hot for most people, and that temperature can burn skin. Setting your water heater to 120 degrees is not only safer, it can save electricity. Generally, the most efficient water heater temperature is […]

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We Invite You to…Safety Town!

We Invite You to…Safety Town!

Safety is our top priority. Safety Town demonstrates ways to stay safe around electric lines. Nearly all of us take electricity for granted, and it is very safe – except when people make mistakes or take risks they shouldn’t.  To help educate customers about staying safe around […]

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Tracking Those Elusive Kilowatt Hours

Tracking Those Elusive Kilowatt Hours

MyMeter, our secure online site for viewing your electricity use, will show you when you’re using the least and most amounts of electricity. “MyMeter is free, and signing up is easy– simply go to our website clpud.org, click on the “MyMeter” photo in the middle of your […]

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Central Lincoln Warns Customers of Telephone Scammers

Central Lincoln Warns Customers of Telephone Scammers

Electric utility Central Lincoln People’s Utility District has received reports from customers who have been called and told they were at imminent risk of being disconnected for non-payment, with callers demanding immediate payment via a debit or credit card. “Any time a Central Lincoln customer receives a […]

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Depoe Bay Office Closing

Depoe Bay Office Closing

The Central Lincoln People’s Utility will be closing its office in Depoe Bay effective Thursday, January 15th. “We hired a local security firm last year to look at our offices from Depoe Bay to Reedsport, and the firm’s experts felt that having an office staffed by just […]

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Flickering Lights?

Flickering Lights?

Heather, an artist in Toledo, noticed she was having some power problems recently. “Things were odd. The toaster wouldn’t toast. My dryer wouldn’t work.” Then a knock on her door: Our dispatcher had traced a warning signal to Heather’s house, and sent workers to check it out. […]

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