Ely Community Solar Project
The Ely Community Solar project began producing energy in July 2015. Click here to view the real-time production. Click here for more information on Benton PUD's solar programs.
Renewables in Our Community
Benton PUD is proud of the investment we have made in renewables to ensure our community is sustainable for years to come.
Green Power Program
Benton PUD offers a Green Power Program for customers who want to make an investment in renewable energy. Participation is 100% voluntary. When you enroll you decide how much of an investment you want to make. The amount you choose will be added to your bill each month. Click here for more information or to make an investment in green power today.
Advanced Meter Information
Learn more about how our advanced meters result in improved system performance and efficiency.
Office Closure for Presidents' Day
In honor of Presidents' Day, Benton PUD offices will be closed on Monday, February 15. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 16 at 8:30 am.
Courtesy Call Authorization Form
From time to time we use automated, pre-recorded calls to communicate to customers regarding their account. If you would like to receive an automated courtesy call please complete and return a courtesy call authorization form. Click here for a copy of the authorization form. All forms must be signed and returned to our offices.
Winter is here! Make sure you are prepared. Click here for more information on how to be prepared.
Community Solar Coming to Prosser
Benton PUD commissioners approved a second community solar project that will be located in Prosser. The Old Inland Empire Community Solar Project will be about 25 kilowatts and consist of approximately 88 panels. Customers who applied for the Ely Community Solar Project but were not selected for the first project will be offered the chance to purchase units in the second project. The total cost of the project will be customer funded. For more information about the project contact email@example.com or call (509) 582-1234.
Between the Lines - Winter 2015
Read more about your local public power utility and our commitment to renewable energy, a new opportunity for students across the Mid-Columbia to learn about energy and energy safety, tips for holidays lighting and how you can be part of our Helping Hands Holiday promotion.
Incentives for Commercial Customers
Benton PUD is contracting with BPA to perform energy efficiency audits to help you identify incentives you may be eligible for. If you are interested, please contact Kevin Fischer, Energy Efficiency Advisor at (509) 585-5395.
Save Energy & Money at Home
Ductless Heat Pump Rebates
Upgrade to a ductless heat pump and you could save between 25% and 50% per year on your electric bill. Click here to learn more.
Heat Pump Water Heater Rebates
Heat pump water heaters are twice as efficient as conventional electric tank-style. Click here for rebate information.
Use the checklist to make your home more energy efficient.
Light Bulb Recycling
Click here from a collection site near you.
Planting a Tree
When planting near overhead power lines make sure to select a tree that is slow growing. Click here for more information on the right tree in the right location.