The Conduit is a bi-monthly newsletter for PWP's commercial customers. Each issue spotlights a PWP commercial and provides pertinent information on programs, policies and cost-saving tips affecting Pasadena businesses.
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Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected SOME OF PWP’S MOST CONSCIENTIOUS CUSTOMERS were presented with 2013 Green City Awards during the Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival on April 20.“Every one of our customers who cuts their water or power use is helping reduce our cost and environmental impact,” said Assistant G
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected PASADENA’S SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS can trim their monthly utility bills – at no cost --through PWP’s new Water & Energy Direct Install Program (WeDIP), unveiled this spring. The program supports PWP’s ongoing efforts to tame citywide energy and water use.“We want to make it
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected WHILE WE HOPE that February brings its usual rain this season, Mother Nature makes no guarantees. Similar to Pasadena’s 10-day imported water shutdown of spring 2011, PWP is asking customers to shut off sprinkler systems completely and cut back on daily water use February
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected MANY OF US THINK OF OUR HOMES AND FAMILIES when we prepare for disasters, but they can strike during work hours, too. Is your company prepared?“We can’t be complacent,” said City Emergency Management Coordinator Lisa Derderian. “We need to plan and train ahead of time.”Bu
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected FOR MANY YEARS, PWP has charged water service installation fees that are far below the actual cost of doing the work, a practice which has become “unsustainable,” according to Shari Thomas, PWP Assistant General Manager of Finance and Administration. For example, the curr
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected GAS PRICES ARE PUMPING UP AGAIN, and many businesses are seeing their bottom lines falter from increased mileage expenses. Fortunately more electrical vehicle options now coming to market offer a cheaper “fueling” alternative. Options for on-the-road charging stations are
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected PASADENA IS ONE OF A LUCKY FEW COMMUNITIES – just 15 percent of all electric customers nationwide – who are served by a publicly owned electric utility. We have much to celebrate this October during Public Power Week, an annual event hosted by public power agencies and th
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected AS PASADENA EXPANDS ITS COLLECTION of EV charging stations over the next few years, customer demand will drive the effort.PWP is now sharing results of a recent phone survey that polled 250 residents and 200 small, medium and large commercial customers on their EV purchas
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected If you’ve considered upgrading your facility’s lighting to more efficient technology, now’s the time to do it. T-12 lamps will be discontinued nationwide as of July 14, 2012 (see “Current News” above.) For a limited time, PWP is offering a “triple rebate” on T-5 and T-8 f
Keeping Pasadena’s Business Community Connected STATELY AND BEAUTIFUL, trees are Pasadena’s trademark. But an unkempt oak can knock out power in a windstorm quicker than you can yell “timber!” “Pasadena loves its trees, but they can definitely be a challenge,” said Power Distribution Crew Supervisor Glenn Boggs, who he