Federal agencies are holding a series of public meetings about the federal hydropower dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers. The purpose is to hear from Northwest residents about dam operations, benefits, and the dams’ environmental impact....read more
The Fish and Wildlife program funds several hundred mitigation projects to meet both BPA’s Northwest Power Act and Endangered Species Act obligations....read more
Franklin PUD is no longer approving applications for production incentives for solar and other renewable energy systems that can be paid under the State’s Renewable Energy System Cost Recovery Program. Franklin PUD will not approve applications unless we are certain of our ability to pay the incentive. Renewable energy systems will be given priority for future payments based on the order in which they received contingent approval of net meter interconnection applications from Franklin PUD’s Engineering Department. Please call Linda Esparza at 509-542-5910 or Todd Blackman at 509-546-5946 if you have any questions....read more
A Northwest energy solution:Regional power benefits of the lower Snake River dams
Clean, flexible and reliable. The lower Snake River dams are part of a Northwest energy solution with the capability to generate over 3,000 megawatts of carbon-free power.
Together, the four Snake River dams produce 1,110 megawatts of reliable energy – enough clean, carbon-free energy to power a city the size of Seattle....read more
Read the 2016 Public Power Council's compilation of relevant facts regarding the BPA ratepayer-funded effort to aid salmon and steelhead in the Columbia and Snake Rivers....read more
Franklin PUD continues to warn of telephone scams targeting utility customers. Franklin PUD customers have reported receiving collection calls from individuals claiming they work for Franklin PUD and the customer is past due on their electric bill. Customers are told that if they don’t respond to a given phone number within a short period of time their electricity will be shut off....read more