Existing Projects

Hydropower is a predictable, renewable energy source.  Our proposed new projects meet Washington State I-937 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requirements.

Renewable Green Power

CB Hydropower provides administration, operations, and maintenance for hydroelectric facilities owned by the three Columbia Basin Irrigation Districts.  The generation we produce benefits the local economy and the farmers of the Columbia Basin.

Generation from Irrigation

Proposed Projects:

  • Mesa Check
  • PE 16.4 Wasteway
  • PE 46A Wasteway
  • Scooteney Inlet
  • Scooteney Outlet
  • Banks Lake - Alternatives 1 & 2

Invitations to Bid:

Publications

Summer Falls Power Plant

An article about our proposed North Dam Pumped Storage project was published in The Star newspaper on June 22, 2016.  You can download it by clicking here.

An article about CB Hydropower and our proposed projects was published in the Irrigation Leader Magazine - Volume 6, Issue 8 - September 2015.  You can download it by clicking here.

MOTOR CONTROL CENTER WITH AN AUTO-TRANSFER SWITCH
Bidders are invited to submit sealed bids for Eaton Freedom FlashGard Motor Control Center (MCC) with an Auto-Transfer Switch (ATS). Contact the CBHP office by email (info@cbhydro.org
) for an electronic copy of the detailed bid package. CBHP will receive sealed bids until 3:00 PM (PST), May 18, 2022, at the CBHP office, 107 D Street NW, Ephrata, WA 98823. Bids will then and there be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the time of announced opening will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. A Notice of Award will be issued on or about May 31, 2022.

STEEL REPLACEMENT POLES AND CROSSARMS
Bidders are invited to submit sealed bids for Steel Replacement Poles and Crossarms. Contact the CBHP office by email (info@cbhydro.org) for an electronic copy of the detailed bid package. CBHP will receive sealed bids until 3:00 PM (PST), May 19, 2022, at the CBHP office, 107 D Street NW, Ephrata, WA 98823. Bids will then and there be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the time of announced opening will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. A Notice of Award will be issued on or about May 31, 2022.