Offices CLOSED Monday, January 20th

All Franklin PUD offices will be closed to the public on Monday, January 20th. We will re-open Tuesday at 8:30am. more

PNWA response to ECOnorthwest/Vulcan Study

ECONorthwest/Vulcan study can’t establish that dam removal will help fish, yet still turns its back on hardworking Northwest farmers and the top wheat export gateway in the U.S.

Privately-funded report ignores ongoing federal National Environmental Policy Act review and threatens well-being of farmers and communities along the Snake River more

News Release: Local Utilities Support 100% Clean Energy and the Snake River Dams

Benton PUD and Franklin PUD Board of Commissioners, Benton REA Board of Trustees, and the Richland City Council unanimously approved resolutions firmly stating that the removal of the Lower Snake River Dams would negatively impact our region’s ability to provide reliable, clean, and affordable power to its customers. more

Resolution Supporting Snake River Dams

Customers of Public Utility District No. 1 of Franklin County, Washington (the District) receive 93 percent of their electricity from the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) more

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Enrolling in our new RoundUp program allows you to easily donate to Helping Hands each month. more

Bonneville Power Administration’s Fact Sheet: Benefits of the Lower Snake River Dams

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. more

Irreplaceable Benefits of the Snake River Dams

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. more