• Joint Powers/Inter-governmental Agency

  • Members are water agencies within the Klamath Reclamation Project

  • Provides programs to align water supply and demand generally within the Project

  • Identifies areas for efficient use of energy

  • Exercises authority of a PUD

  • Obtain and provide transmission and delivery of Federal preference power for eligible On-Project and Off-Project Power Users

KBPA

ABOUT KLAMATH BASIN POWER ALLIANCE (KBPA)

The Klamath Basin Power Alliance (KBPA) is an Oregon nonprofit corporation formed pursuant to the Oregon Nonprofit Corporation Act and Section 17.4 of the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement for the Sustainability of Public and Trust Resources and Affected Communities (as the same may be amended from time to time, the “KBRA”) for the purposes of administering the benefits of the Power for Water Management Program and its component elements (each as more fully described in the KBRA) in accordance with the terms and conditions thereof, and for purposes of engaging in any lawful activities incident thereto.  These 3 components are the:

1) Interim Power Program
2) Federal Power Program
3) Renewable Power Program

All powers of KBPA shall be exercised by or under the authority of, and the affairs of KBPA managed under the direction of, the Board of Directors.

KBPA is governed by a Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors consists of 6 members appointed by Upper Klamath Water Users Association (UKWUA) or Klamath Water and Power Agency (KWAPA).  Two directors appointed will also be on the Board of UKWUA, two directors from KWAPA Board who are also each members of the governing bodies of Klamath Project Water Entities, one in Oregon and one in California, as defined in the KBRA, and one director who is a member of the governing body of a Klamath Project Water Entity in California, but need not be a member of the KWAPA Board.

The current Board of Directors of KBPA consists of:

Karl Scronce, President
Todd Koch, Vice-President
Rocky Liskey, Secretary-Treasurer
John Crawford
Gary Wright
Matthew Walters

KBPA has no employees.  KBPA business is administered by Klamath Water and Power Agency staff.