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Energy & services

BPA delivers clean, competitively priced power products and reliable transmission services as well as a wide range of energy efficiency programs and initiatives.

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BPA is committed to transparency and provides extensive opportunities for public participation on its proposed programs, policies and projects.

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Environmental initiatives

BPA’s Environment, Fish, and Wildlife Program mitigates the effects of the federal hydropower and transmission systems, prevents environmental impacts, and provides compliance with a host of environmental laws.

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BPA joins Western Energy Imbalance Market

The Bonneville Power Administration joined the Western Energy Imbalance Market today, enabling another tool for marketing surplus power from the Federal Columbia River Power System.

BPA's value to the Northwest

For more than 80 years, BPA has been an engine of the Northwest’s economic prosperity and environmental sustainability. The agency provides reliable, clean energy at cost-based rates and brings the power of the river, from water drop to energy watt, to communities across the region.

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Provider of Choice

Provider of Choice is the initiative designed to develop the policies and contracts BPA will offer its customers to meet their evolving needs and deliver competitively priced power beyond 2028.

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Grid Modernization

Grid modernization is BPA's sole key strategic initiative. The grid modernization portfolio includes 35 projects designed to increase automation, improve accuracy and enhance the optimization and reliability of the grid.

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Upcoming Events

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BPA needs for Resource Program and key assumptions

BPA will outline its needs for the Resource Program.

Financial Plan Refresh Workshop

This public workshop will primarily focus on BPA Financial Plan Refresh policy. A two-week informal comment period will follow the workshop.

BP-24 and TC-24 Customer Workshop

This workshop continues BPA’s planned customer engagement for BP/TC-24 in providing a forum to discuss/collaborate on Tariff and Rates issues before the region enters formal Tariff and Rates proceedings.

Concurrent Losses Public Workshop #4

In the May 26th meeting, BPA plans to share a structured analysis of historical losses data. This data will be used to inform the policy decision around the potential for implementation of a capacity charge. BPA’s intent is to share this data, along with a staff leaning on the capacity charge issue, with customers prior to the May 26 meeting in order to inform workshop discussions.

15,000+

BPA maintain 15,000+ circuit miles of high-voltage power lines

28%

BPA provide 28% of the electric power in the Northwest

3 million

BPA power the lives of 3 million people

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BPA market hydropower from 31 federal dams in the Columbia River Basin 

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