Street Lighting

Request a New Light

Chelan County PUD offers a solution for providing additional yard or street lighting in most service areas.  Rate schedules apply to all night lighting for areas outside publicly owned buildings and are also available for customers of privately owned areas.  To learn more about Street and Area Lighting Service rate schedules and the monthly charge, click here.  

To inquire and apply for a PUD light to be installed, please submit a Non-Residential Electrical Service Application or Residential Electric Service Application. Applications are also available by calling (509) 661-8400 or by sending us an email.  Each lighting application is reviewed for availability, installation requirements, additional installation costs and more.

LED street lighting

Lighting Projects

In 2018 and 2019, all cities in Chelan County converted their streetlights to LEDs (light-emitting diodes).

On Jan. 8, 2018, Chelan County PUD Commissioners approved a rate for municipal LED streetlights that lowered power costs for cities that install the energy-saving lamps. The new rate reflects the energy savings of LEDs. 

The 2018/2019 project replaced approximately 3,750 streetlights throughout Chelan County, most of which are standard streetlights called cobra heads. Most of the streetlights in Chelan County were high pressure sodium. High pressure sodium streetlights are less efficient and cast an orange, low-quality light. LED streetlights are energy efficient and have long life spans.

The LED lights selected for this project called for “warm 3000°K” colored lights that have a softer glow and minimize the amount of harsh blue light.

Street Lighting FAQ