Northwest RiverPartners is an alliance of farmers, utilities, ports and businesses that promote the economic and environmental benefits of the Columbia and Snake Rivers and salmon recovery policies based on sound science.
How the Northwest River System Powers Our Lives
Hydropower’s Multiple Benefits
Hydropower and Salmon Successfully Coexist
Utilities are tasked with providing reliable, low-cost and environmentally responsible electric energy to our customers. The Snake River dams are critically important to achieving those goals. Energy purchased by utilities from the Bonneville Power Administration is 95 percent carbon free, with 75 percent coming from hydropower — including the Snake River hydro projects.
Watch Hydro’s Power