1985 – NIU
Northwest Irrigation Utilities (NIU) was formed in 1985 to advocate for the interests of utilities serving irrigation loads.
2002 – NRU
Northwest Requirements Utilities (NRU) was formed in 2002 to advocate on behalf of Full Requirements (Load Following) and NT transmission utilities.
2009 – NRU Power Services
NRU began offering additional services to provide power and other strategic support to members for Above Rate Period High Water Mark Load with the commencement of Regional Dialogue contract(s).
Now – Preparing for 2028 – Our Evolution Continues
We are working with members to determine the best post-2028 options to reliably and affordably meet their power supply needs. We will continue to evolve to serve members’ diverse needs