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New streetlight upgrades for smaller Yakima Valley cities

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GRANDVIEW, WA - Smaller cities throughout the Yakima Valley will be getting streetlight upgrades in the next few months with the help of Pacific Power.

New LED street lights will start going up in Grandview this week, where more than 650 lights with be swapped out - saving the city $55,000 per year in power bills while making streets brighter and more safe.

In all, 18 cities are slated for upgrades, with the savings adding to more than $300,000 for all the small cities.

Pacific Power contractors will be at work this week and will keep at it in communities in the Yakima Valley and the Walla Walla area through April 2019. 

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