PSE COVID-19 Response

As a provider of an essential service, we are working to ensure we are here for our customers, our community and our employees as coronavirus impacts the region.

We know some of our business and residential customers might be worried about paying their bills. Here are measurable actions we’ve taken on behalf of our customers:

  • PSE will not be disconnecting customers for non-payment during this time.
  • During Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” order, PSE will only respond to emergency and make-safe situations which require restoration of power or natural gas such as: outages, natural gas leaks/odors, and low-hanging wire. We will also be working to support the essential facilities and services as listed in Governor Inslee’s critical infrastructure throughout our community.
  • PSE will work with our customers on options such as payment plans and choosing a new bill due date.
  • PSE has an energy assistance portal to facilitate access to funds available to income qualified customers.
  • PSE is requiring our employees to maintain social distancing while working in the field. We encourage our customers to do the same when engaging with our employees.

PSE Covid-19 Response

Choose your LED

ENERGY STAR® certified LED bulbs come in varying shapes, sizes, brightness and color. Use the steps below to choose the right bulb for your needs.

Step 1: Choose the application

LEDs come in many shapes and sizes. Make sure that you’re choosing the right lamp for the location.



  • Check the LED package to see if the bulb is dimmable. For best results, choose a dimmer switch that is labeled to work with LEDs.
  • E26 is a standard medium base and E12 is a candelabra base.

Step 2: Choose the brightness


Lumens is the new watt. Lumens measure the brightness of light output, watts determine the energy used. Look below to find the approximate lumen count for an equivalent a-lamp incandescent. Lumen equivalents for specialty lamps (reflector, candelabra and globe) will vary slightly from the below.

Step 3: Choose the color

Kelvin (k) measures color. The lower the Kelvin, the more yellow the light. If you want the feel of incandescent lighting, look for 2700k.

Bulb warmth

Step 4: Know the (lighting) facts!

Every light bulb box has a chart with all the information you need to choose the right LED for your home.

Lighting Facts