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September 13, 2018
City of Tacoma working to reduce carbon pollution through electric vehicles
The City of Tacoma General Government and Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) have teamed up to reduce carbon pollution – and they’ll do it through electric vehicles (EVs). B ...
September 10, 2018
Renewable energy grants available for local nonprofits
Building renewable energy projects may seem out of reach for many nonprofits, schools, churches and government organizations. Not anymore. Through the Evergreen Options program, Ta ...
July 16, 2018
Tacoma Power to begin Henderson Bay tower and power line replacement project later this month
For 92 years, four electric towers have stood in Henderson Bay holding the lines that carry power to Tacoma from the Cushman Dam. At the end of this month, Tacoma Power will begin ...
July 5, 2018
Murray Morgan Bridge to close for Tacoma Power system upgrades July 9 through August 17
Tacoma Power is upgrading its power lines attached to the Murray Morgan Bridge (11th Street Bridge in Tacoma) to bring more electrical capacity to Tacoma’s Central Business D ...
June 26, 2018
TPU customers targeted by new, potentially dangerous scam attack
Tacoma Public Utilities’ Customer Services team has been flooded by phone calls from customers concerned they may have been the target of a scam. Nearly 200 people have conta ...
May 23, 2018
Jackie Flowers selected to lead Tacoma Public Utilities
May 23, 2018 The Tacoma Public Utility Board voted unanimously tonight to begin negotiations with Jackie Flowers, who, pending successful contract negotiations and confirmatio ...
May 9, 2018
Three candidates to vie for Tacoma Public Utilities director position
The Public Utility Board announced May 9 the three finalists who will be considered to serve as the next director of Tacoma Public Utilities. The finalists include: Jackie Flow ...
March 27, 2018
Public meeting to discuss North 21st Street tower and pole replacements set for March 29
Tacoma Power will host a meeting Thursday, March 29 to share information and answer questions about its upcoming transmission tower and power pole replacement project along North 2 ...
March 23, 2018
City of Tacoma releases RFI/Q to solicit potential partnerships for Click! Network
The City of Tacoma issued a Request for Information/Qualifications (RFI/Q) today to solicit input from qualified entities interested in developing a collaborative partnership arran ...
December 18, 2017
TPU board seeks feedback to inform hiring process for new director
The Tacoma Public Utility Board, in coordination with the Tacoma City Council, is in the process of hiring a new Tacoma Public Utilities director. The five-member utility board is ...