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Puget Sound Energy delivered a check for $51,275 to the City Council on Monday night because the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has managed a major cuts in electricity consumption.

Bob Stolarski (on the far right in the photo), PSE’s Director of Energy Efficiency, said the city had achieved what he termed “truly remarkable” savings. He said energy conservation helps reduce electric rates over the long term.

City Public Works Director Fred Buckenmeyer said the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has managed a 46 percent reduction in energy consumption over the past year, resulting in savings of between $85,000 and $100,000 to the city.

In the photo: Andreas Winardi, PSE Grant Project Manager; Becky Fox, new city wastewater treatment plant manager; Mayor Laurie Gere; Bob stolarski, PSE Director of Energy Efficiency.

City of Anacortes photo.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,158 Confirmed Skagit Cases
379 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

266 Hospitalizations
60 Deaths
11,527 Fully Vaccinated
33,897 Doses Given

Statewide

322,487 Confirmed Cases Statewide
19,433 Hospitalizations

4,988 Deaths Statewide

Updated 7 pm, March 2, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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