Bonneville Power Administration
The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Energy. BPA serves the Pacific Northwest through operating an extensive electricity transmission system and marketing wholesale electrical power at cost from federal dams, one non-federal nuclear plant and other nonfederal hydroelectric and wind energy generation facilities. BPA aims to be a national leader in providing high reliability, low rates consistent with sound business principles, responsible environmental stewardship and accountability to the region.
DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)
Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) is part of the DOE's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), which coordinates DOE’s response to energy emergencies, prevents terrorist use of the energy infrastructure, and helps all levels of government and the private sector recover from energy supply disruptions.
OSHA's mission is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.
Founded November 4, 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the Pacific coast. The University is comprised of three campuses: the Seattle campus is made up of seventeen schools and colleges whose faculty offer educational opportunities to students ranging from first-year undergraduates through doctoral-level candidates; the Bothell and Tacoma campuses, each developing a distinctive identity and undergoing rapid growth, offering diverse programs to upper-division undergraduates and to graduate students.
With hundreds of sunny days in the Tri-Cities, there are many opportunities to play in the great outdoors... play a round of golf, stroll through one of our beautiful parks... bike, hike or roller blade the Sacagawea Heritage Trail... or take a jet boat tour of The Hanford Reach National Monument and discover a variety of wildlife along nature trails and national wildlife refuges.
The Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC) is the lead Economic Development Organization for Benton and Franklin Counties.