Current Power Rates
Bonneville Power Administration's wholesale power and transmission rates for the FY 2023-2024 rate period (Oct 2023 – Sep 2025) were established during the BP-24 Rate Case. The rate proceeding, conducted through a formal process described in Section 7(i) of the Northwest Power Act, concluded when the Administrator signed the on July 28, 2023.
The complete rate proceeding record was then sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for their review and approval of the rates. The Commission granted interim approval of the power and transmission rates on September 26, 2023. These rates go into effect on October 1, 2023.
- 2024 Power Rate Schedules and General Rate Schedule Provisions (GRSPs)
- 2024 Transmission, Ancillary, and Control Area Service Rate Schedules and GRSPs
(For information on transmission rates, see the Current Transmission Rates page.)
During this two-year rate period, power rates may be adjusted in accordance with the Power Cost Recovery Adjustment Clause (Power CRAC), the Power Reserves Distribution Clause (Power RDC), and the Power Financial Reserves Policy (Power FRP) Surcharge (see Power GRSPs, sections II.O, II.P, and II.Q). Any such adjustments can be viewed on the web page.
Customer TOCA Billing Determinants for FY 2023-2024 can be viewed at the BP-24 Rate Case webpage (see "" at bottom of the page).
Past power rate schedules are available below. A graph of is also available. The shows BPA’s forecasts of its power costs and revenue sources under the BP-24 power rates. The table below shows the average power rates for the 2-year rate period. Please see the s for the actual rates charged.
“Average” Power Rates1
Effective October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2025
|Rate Category||Average Rates ($/MWh2)|
|PF-24 Priority Firm|
|Public Rate- Average Tier 1 + Tier 2||34.87|
|Public Rate- Average Tier 1 rate||34.93|
|IP-24 Industrial Firm||40.69|
|NR-24 New Resource Firm||78.84|
1The rates represented in this table assume no Power CRAC, Power RDC adjustment, or Power FRP Surcharge. The rates do not include the cost of transmission. The rates shown are averages as applied to a customer class and are shown for reference purposes only.
2 $1/MWh = 1 mill/kWh = $0.001/kWh.
Previous Power Rates
- FY 2022-2023 Power Rate Schedules
- FY 2020-2021 Power Rate Schedules (Effective July 2020 – Sep 2021)
- FY 2020-2021 Power Rate Schedules (Effective Oct 2019 – June 2020)
- FY 2018-2019 Power Rate Schedules
- FY 2016-2017 Power Rate Schedules
- FY 2014-2015 Power Rate Schedules
- FY 2012-2013 Power Rate Schedules
- FY 2010-2011 Power Rate Schedules