Greg Delwiche is BPA’s senior vice president for Power Services. Delwiche is responsible for BPA’s power scheduling functions, generation asset management, power contracts and rates, power purchases and acquisitions, and business relationships with BPA’s retail utility customers. Power Services provides power products and services in all markets that are designed to meet customer needs, in addition to providing customers with the benefits of the highest quality and the most competitively priced electricity. Power Services produces revenues of nearly $3 billion per year from the sale of about 11,000 average megawatts of power.
Delwiche’s previous position was BPA’s vice president of Environment, Fish & Wildlife (EF&W) during the period 2004-2010. EF&W is responsible for fulfilling BPA’s implementation obligations under the Endangered Species Act and Northwest Power Act, ensuring agency compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and other environmental regulations under which the BPA has compliance responsibilities, as well as overseeing the agency’s environmental responsibilities with the operation and maintenance of its high-voltage transmission system to minimize environmental risks.. Delwiche was one of the principal BPA negotiators of the 2008 Columbia Basin Fish Accords.
Delwiche has spent his entire 27-year professional career in numerous roles all related to Columbia River resource management. From 1983 to 1991, he was employed at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Reservoir Control Center in Portland where he worked in Columbia and Willamette reservoir system operations planning. In 1992, he moved to BPA to manage its power operations planning function.
In November 1998, he became BPA’s vice president for Generation Supply. There he was responsible for power and operations planning for Columbia River dams, real-time power scheduling, and operations and maintenance funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation dams and powerhouses and Energy Northwest’s Columbia Generating Station nuclear power plant.
Delwiche was born and raised in western New York and has undergraduate and graduate civil engineering degrees from the University of Florida and Oregon State University, respectively. He and his wife, Laurie, have two daughters in college.