Snake River dams sustain region
Last updated 6/20/2023 at 8:49am
As a trusted provider of electricity to the families, small businesses and the agriculture industry in our region, Big Bend Electric Cooperative recognizes the critical role the Lower Snake River Dams play in supporting our economy.
Our role as a utility is not only to continuously keep the lights on, but to ensure that air conditioning functions and hospitals are powered with reliable, affordable electricity during our more regular heat waves.
These dams produce an important source of clean energy that are essential for our region. In fact, our cooperative purchases 90% of our electricity...