ADVANCED GRID RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
The Advanced Grid Research & Development (AG R&D) Division is responsible for the development and management of projects for “next generation” electricity delivery technologies and supporting activities to accelerate their introduction to the marketplace.
The Energy Resilience (ER) Division executes energy assurance technical assistance by partnering with key Federal, state, and industry stakeholders to identify critical energy enablers that support Defense Critical Electric Infrastructure (DCEI), implement integrated risk management processes, and facilitate investments to mitigate energy-related threats and future vulnerabilities.
GRID OPERATIONS TECHNOLOGY
The Grid Operations Technology (GOT) Division engineers end-to-end systems for grid modeling, operations, security, measurement, and synchronization at scale. These systems will support the development, maintenance, and operation of the North American Energy Resilience Model (NAERM), evaluate network dependencies/interdependencies, and support precision timing.
BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION
The Bonneville Power Administration is a nonprofit federal power marketing administration based in the Pacific Northwest. BPA markets wholesale electrical power from 31 federal hydroelectric projects in the Northwest, one nonfederal nuclear plant and several small nonfederal power plants.BPA operates three-fourths of the region’s high-voltage transmission grid and manages one of the largest fish and wildlife restoration programs in the world.
SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION
Southeastern Power Administration markets electric power and energy generated at reservoirs operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This power is marketed to customers in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, southern Illinois, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION
Southwestern Power Administration markets hydroelectric power in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas from 24 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers multipurpose dams and on approximately 1,400 miles of the Federal electric transmission system.
WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION
Western Area Power Administration markets and transmits wholesale electricity from multi-use water projects. Its service area encompasses a 15-state region of the central and western U.S.