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Tacoma Public Utilities News Room
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 ...
November 30, 2017
Tacoma Power awards $50,000 grant to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium for solar energy project
A grant from Tacoma Power will help fund a renewable energy boost at a building where tigers, tapirs, gibbons, and other zoo animals rest their heads. With funding provided by the ...
November 21, 2017
TPU board selects former superintendent as interim director
The Public Utility Board selected former Tacoma Water Superintendent Linda McCrea to serve as the interim utilities director until a permanent director is hired. The Tacoma City ...
October 24, 2017
Public invited to attend the Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event Nov. 4 at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Anyone interested in learning more about electric vehicles can stop by the front entrance of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 4 to test d ...
August 22, 2017
Virginian Scott Dewhirst to serve as new Tacoma Water superintendent
Tacoma Public Utilities has selected a new leader for Tacoma Water. Scott (William) Dewhirst, who has worked for Newport News Waterworks in Virginia for the past 17 years, will s ...
August 15, 2017
Tacoma Power offering $50,000 grants for renewable energy projects
Nonprofits, schools and government agencies interested in investing in renewable energy projects could get a financial boost this year from Tacoma Power’s Evergreen Options p ...
August 7, 2017
TPU Director Bill Gaines to retire in December
During July, Tacoma Public Utilities Director (CEO) Bill Gaines informed the Public Utility Board of his desire to retire from his current position effective in December 2017. Toda ...