Growth is straining our region’s existing transmission system

Growth studies project that demand for reliable power will exceed capacity as early as 2017.

This doesn't mean the lights will go out, but without substantial electrical infrastructure upgrades and aggressive conservation efforts, the Eastside's power system will lose redundancy, increasing the possibility of outages for as many as 60,000 customers.

Check out the links below for more information:

  • About Eastside Need
  • Map of the Eastside's electric demand
  • About Eastside growth
  • How power gets to you

  • customer demand