Community

Your community partner

We are part of our local community. We live, work, and play alongside the people we serve. We work hard to keep our local communities healthy, safe and economically vibrant.

Grant County Fair

Join us each August at the Grant County Fairgrounds for the Grant County Fair. In addition to fun giveaway items found at our booth visitors can also explore the culture of the Wanapum at their traveling exhibit. Also every evening Grant PUD’s line crew provides their electrical safety demonstration.

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Archeology Days

In October schools from around Grant County visit the Wanapum Heritage Center for Archeology Days Archaeology Days provide a fun and interactive experience for all to learn more about the Wanapum way of life. Enjoy expert speakers on a host of cultural, historical and natural topics. Enjoy hands-on activities and events. For more information, visit Wanapum.org.

archaeology days

Each spring, fifth graders around Grant County visit Big Bend Community College for Solar Races and Energy Science Days. The event, which is presented in partnership with several area businesses and organizations, focuses on renewable energy sources including hydropower, solar and wind energy. Students enjoy hands-on experiences with one of the highlights including them being able to race solar powered cars they build.

solar races

Throughout the summer, Grant PUD visits local libraries throughout the county as part of the North Central Regional Library’s Summer Reading Program. The program shows how the naturally-occurring water cycle allows power companies like Grant PUD to generate electricity while also teaching about how power is delivered to customers throughout Grant County.

library program

Grant PUD is proud to be a partner with the Foundation for Water & Energy Education (FWEE) on their Hydropower and Stem Career Academy. The Foundation provides a weeklong career exploration opportunity for high school students. During the academy, students learn from industry leaders and discover hydro industry careers all while earning college credit.

FWEE

Our commitment to fish and
wildlife

To learn more about what Grant PUD is doing to protect fish, wildlife and cultural resources, visit our fish and wildlife page.

Salmon lifecycle poster

For classroom quanities, email
publicaffairs@gcpud.org

Learn more about our energy

Grant PUD delivers power to more than 40,000 customers throughout the county. Visit our energy page to learn more about power generation, delivery, and programs.