Will Energize Eastside improve reliability?

Yes! Energize Eastside will improve the reliability of the Eastside's transmission system to help keep the lights on under stressed conditions. 

Federal regulations require PSE to have sufficient infrastructure to meet foreseeable demand requirements or plan for intentional load shedding (also referred to as rolling blackouts or rotating outages) to customers. If PSE plans to use load shedding to meet its federally-mandated requirements, we must discuss that plan publicly. As such, PSE has reached out to Eastside cities to brief their staff on our plan.

Energize Eastside builds a new substation and upgrades existing transmission lines to ensure the system can reliably serve growing communities.

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