NRU Advocacy
  • We advance the interests of Load Following and NT customers in any forum that may impact our members

  • Our goal is affordable and reliable BPA power

  • We are a strong and collaborative voice with access to all levels of BPA staff and executives

  • We emphasize areas of importance to our membership

Areas of Advocacy
  • Rate Cases

  • Includes all pre rate case workshops

  • Includes Integrated Program Review and/or Capital Review Processes

  • RHWM

  • Post-2028 Planning and Negotiations

  • Transmission, particularly Transfer Service

  • Resource Adequacy

  • Energy Imbalance Market(EIM), Enhanced Day Ahead Market(EDAM) and other emerging markets

  • Greenhouse Gas Rulemaking

  • Technical advocacy for our members

  • Columbia River Treaty Power Group

  • Columbia River System Operations (CRSO)

NRU Advocacy Scale
55 Members

Combined, NRU members have

1,966 aMW of Tier 1 load


2,245 aMW of Total Retail Load

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Median = 26 aMW

Average = 38 aMW

NRU represents

29%of BPA's Tier 1 Load

Which is

in Tier 1 Revenues

Combined load of NRU Members compared against BPA's 5 largest customers