Columbia River TreatyThe Columbia River Treaty is an agreement between the U.S. and Canada for the cooperative development and operation of the water resources of the Columbia River Basin to provide for flood control and power.
Energy imbalance marketBPA is taking steps toward joining the Western Energy Imbalance Market, with a potential implementation date of May 2022. BPA must complete certain projects before it can start EIM operations.
Grid modernizationBPA's grid modernization portfolio includes 35 projects designed to bring new automation, accuracy or visibility into the agency's operations.
Montana renewablesThe Montana Renewable Development Action Plan focuses on improving regional understanding of the opportunities for and barriers to developing renewable resources in Montana, in addition to developing solutions for delivering that power to Northwest markets.
Non-treaty storageThe Non-Treaty Storage Agreement is a series of long- and short-term agreements between BC Hydro and BPA that negotiates the access and control of additional water storage not included in the Columbia River Treaty.
Resource AdequacyOn Sept. 29, 2021, BPA committed to participating in the non-binding forward showing phase of the Western Resource Adequacy Program.
Transmission line reintegrationThe Transmission Line Reintegration project requires regular vegetation management work spread out over four phases.
Transmission tower software
BPA uses the Advanced Tower Analysis and Design System to provide structural engineers with a set of tools for analysis and design of lattice transmission structures.
Wind integrationBPA has connected almost 5,100 megawatts of wind energy to our transmission system and expects to connect another 3,000 to 4,000 megawatts of wind energy by 2025.
Resource Program Workshop
BPA will discuss the Resource Program.
Public Comment Period Closes for Columbian White-Tailed Deer Land Acquisitions & Translocations Project
BPA welcomes comments on the scope of the Columbian White-Tailed Deer Land Acquisitions and Translocations Project. The comment period is open from July 15 to August 15, 2022.