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Hydropower is the most abundant energy source in the Northwest.

Provider of Choice

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

How BPA Sets Rates

BPA is a self-financed federal agency. This means that BPA does not receive appropriations or tax dollars. Power Services pays all of its expenses from revenues it receives from the sale of power to eligible customers. Learn more about how BPA establishes power and transmission rates.

Rate and Tariff Overview

Learn more about the formal processes and requirements that BPA follows before establishing and setting power and transmission rates.

News & Events

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Public Comment Period Closes on Request to Change Purchase Obligations

Six Slice/Block preference customers have requested BPA allow for a one-time option to switch their Contract High Water Mark contract from the Slice/Block product to the Load Following product.

Resource Program draft results and Energy Efficiency targets

BPA will discuss how the Resource Program draft results will influence Energy Efficiency target recommendations.

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