Monday, November 14, 2011

Company Delays Planned Lewis County Wind Farm (KELA Radio, Centralia, WA)

(DOTY) – That $230 million wind farm planned near Doty is being put on hold.  The company says they don’t have customer demand for the electricity for the power.  EverPower calls the situation a temporary setback. They’re aiming for a new operational date of sometime in 2013. The company adds they remain committed to the project which would line a series of ridges with up to 47 wind turbines.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

New Lewis County PUD chief selected (KELA Radio, Centralia, WA)

(NEWPORT, WA) – The next top staffer for the Lewis County PUD hails from Newport, Washington.  Bob Geddes is being selected to be the local power provider’s next manger manager. Geddes was tapped for the job following the upcoming retirement of current PUD manager Dave Muller.  Geddes has 27 years experience working in public utilities.  The PUD says he he has a wealth of experience when it comes to management and leadership.  He also has ties to Southwest Washington.  The new head of the local PUD gradated high school from Aberdeen.