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Who We Are

Serving Grant County since 1938

We are a public utility providing power and fiber service for Grant County. We own and operate the Priest Rapids Project on the Columbia River in Central Washington. The Priest Rapids Project, comprising Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams, has the capacity to produce more than 2,000 megawatts of clean, renewable and reliable electricity.

For the people of Grant County

Grant County is a rural, predominantly agricultural region. Local ownership and control of power resources has helped the county grow and prosper. Our low-cost power has allowed the county to attract new businesses and create more jobs to help drive our regional and state economies.

As a customer, you have a say in policy, much like the stockholder of a private corporation. We have a five-member board of commissioners made up of local citizens elected on a nonpartisan basis by the people of Grant County. Our commissioners set policy, review operations and approve budget expenditures.

 map of Washington state with Grant County highlighted in the middle

52,212

Total active meters

484

Miles of high-voltage transmission lines

3,897

Miles of distribution lines

 

24,477

Pole transformers

Our Mission

To safely, efficiently and reliably provide electric power and fiber optic broadband services to our customers.


Our Vision

EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP

We continually ask how we can improve safety, service quality, reliability and stewardship of our resources in the most cost-effective manner.

Our Values

SAFETY: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount.

INNOVATION: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations.

SERVICE: We are committed to excellent customer service.

TEAMWORK: We are one team with the same mission.

RESPECT: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve.

INTEGRITY: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words.

HERITAGE: We protect, preserve and perpetuate both the spirit of the Grant PUD and the Wanapum relationship.

Leadership

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commissioners talking during a meeting

Commissioners

History