Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project Upgrade

Aug 9, 2011

The Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project, built in the late 1890s and expanded in the early and mid-1900s, is Puget Sound Energy’s oldest power-generating operation. The hydroelectric project’s public park and trails are one of the most popular scenic destinations in the Pacific Northwest.

Works goes into high gear for Snoqualmie Falls update

Jun 8, 2010

Normally, the power generators at the Snoqualmie Falls hydroelectric plant run at a painful roar. This summer, the machinery is silent for the first time in more than a century. The silence is bittersweet for folks like Power Plant Manager Dave Magnuson, who has worked alongside mementos of history at the Puget Sound Energy-run site […]

Big changes coming to Snoqualmie Falls

May 27, 2010

If you want to see the power of water in the Northwest, Snoqualmie Falls is a place to witness it. There’s even a place to stand to watch it, a special park complete with trails and observation decks. It sits on land owned by Puget Sound Energy. But the Snoqualmie River is also about electric […]

Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project

Mar 11, 2010

History The Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project is Puget Sound Energy’s oldest power-generating operation and the world’s first completely underground power plant. More than a century after its construction, the facility still produces clean, cost-effective electricity for PSE customers. In addition, the hydroelectric project’s public park and trails have for decades been one of the Pacific […]

Snoqualmie Falls Park gets face-lift

Sep 3, 2009

Tuesday will mark the beginning of an eight-week closure of Snoqualmie Falls Park. During the closure, Puget Sound Energy will undertake major landscaping projects including installing new walkways, lighting and common areas.