BPA's Technology Innovation Office has seen unprecedented success since it’s inception in 2005. 

  • Support for one of the largest synchrophasor network in North America
  • BPA-engineered innovation in helical connector shunt technology to up-rate and extend the life of aging transmission lines
  • A pilot program that boosted the adoption of ductless heat pumps in the region
  • Innovative power plant monitoring yielding greater real-time visibility and control; 
  • An industry-leading seismic mitigation program.

The BPA Technology Innovation team develops research priorities and identify areas where technology transfers can offer the greatest potential value to BPA and its stakeholders.

Technology Innovation Project Portfolio

The Technology Innovation Office (TI Office) serves as a hub of innovation and a centralized point for Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D), performing centralized reporting and program management functions for all BPA RD&D activities. 
Project Portfolio