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Chelan County PUD plans for growth, new substations

This graphic shows Chelan County PUD's substations and plans for substations.

WENATCHEE — Population growth in the Wenatchee Valley creates greater demand on the power grid, but the Chelan County PUD prepares for that.

PUD commissioners earlier this month heard a presentation on the PUD’s ongoing effort to support its increasing number of customers.

Chelan County PUD foreman Jim Graves stands at the Ohme Substation when it was commissioned in March 2022.

Emily Thornton: (509) 861-2174 or

on Twitter @EmilyK_Thornton

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