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Published on Apr 23, 2012

The nation's largest carbon-free energy provider celebrates 75 years. In less than five minutes, see how the Columbia River's raw power has transformed a nation.

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  1. 51

    Bonneville Power: Thinking, Working and Living Green

  2. 52

    BPA Turns 75, Part Two, Plugged-in

  3. 53

    BPA Turns 75, Part Two, Plugged-in

  4. 54

    Sherlock Holmes - The Case of the Blue Clue (Award-Winning TV Commercial, 1986)

  5. 55

    Gas Pump - Cold Facts. Hot Ideas. (Award-Winning TV Commercial, 1986)

  6. 56

    Dragnet - Cold Facts. Hot Ideas. (Award-Winning TV Commercial, 1986)

  7. 57

    Bill Drummond, Deputy BPA Administrator at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  8. 58

    BPA Turns 75, Part One, Powerhouse of Hope

  9. 59

    Colonel Anthony Funkhouser, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers speaks at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  10. 60

    Roy Sampsel, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs speaks at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  11. 61

    Gerald Lewis, Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  12. 62

    U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  13. 63

    U.S. Rep. Jamie Herrera-Beutler (R-Wash.) at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  14. 64

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt (acted by Gary Stamn) at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  15. 65

    Steve Wright, BPA CEO and Administrator at BPA, Corps 75th Event

  16. 66

    Bonneville Power uses wetland mats to protect the environment (HD version)

  17. 67

    BPA Science Lab - How to Build a Turbine

  18. 68

    BPA Science Lab - The Great Marble Drop

  19. 69

    B-Dub goes after bullies

  20. 70

    Working Safely Around Power Lines - Orchard Safety Video

  21. 71

    Corona and the Power System - DOE Smart Grid Workforce Training Video

  22. 72

    Corona Measurement - DOE Smart Grid Workforce Training Video

  23. 73

    Conductor Sag Demonstration - DOE Smart Grid Workforce Training Video

  24. 74

    Electrostatic Induction - DOE Smart Grid Workforce Training Video

  25. 75

    How America's most powerful river fuels hope

  26. How America's Most Powerful River Fuels Hope

  27. 77

    Putting Fish Back in the Rivers

  28. 78

    Secrets of a Tribal Energy Auditor

  29. 79

    Kootenai River White Sturgeon Recovery

  30. 80

    Northwest Middle Schoolers Rule Biggest Science Bowl

  31. 81

    Huge Habitat Purchase Will Give Northwest Salmon Rest Stop in Columbia Estuary

  32. 82

    Construction to Begin on Grand Coulee Line Replacement

  33. 83

    Vernita Bar: Where Hydro Ops Have Biologists Seeing Redds

  34. 84

    I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project Public Listening Session

  35. 85

    WaferTech Innovation Uses Mild Climate to Save Energy, Money

  36. 86

    Middle Fork John Day River Wild Salmon Habitat Restoration

  37. 87

    Northwest Tribes Provide Electricity, Prove Power to Lead

  38. 88

    Locking in the Value of the Columbia River System

  39. 89

    BPA and Job Corps Partner to Protect Power Lines

  40. 90

    Big Bertha: Pumping up Energy and Water Savings with a Variable Frequency Drive

  41. 91

    Trees Cut to Protect Power Lines Will Warm Residents in Need

  42. 92

    Restored Wetland Brings Wapato Back to Yakama Nation

  43. 93

    Linemen Learn to Fly to Save One Another

  44. 94

    Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Get Helping Hand in Southern Idaho

  45. 95

    Port Angeles Pilot to Offset Tiered Rates, Integrate Wind

  46. 96

    Tacoma Power Wins BPA Energy Efficiency Award

  47. 97

    BPA Employees Help Restore Fish and Wildlife Habitat

  48. 98

    Lyle Falls Fishway Helps Klickitat River Salmon Steelhead

  49. 99

    Salmon and Steelhead Return to Eastern Oregon's Bridge Creek

  50. 100

    Lighting Efficiencies Brighten True Value's Future

  51. 101

    John Day River Irrigation Screens Protect Wild Salmon, Steelhead and Trout

  52. 102

    Value of the River - Transmission

  53. 103

    Value of the River - Flood Control, Irrigation, Navigation & Recreation

  54. 104

    Technology Innovation Makes BPA Energy Leaders

  55. 105

    Dynamic Transfer Balances Wind with Remote Control

  56. 106

    Stronger Tower Legs Use Less Steel, Save Millions

  57. 107

    Columbia Basin Fish Accords - Putting Fish Back in the Rivers

  58. 108

    Value of the River - Protecting Fish

  59. 109

    Fish Habitat Restoration Projects Support Pacific Northwest Jobs

  60. 110

    BPA Engineers Create Tower Design Software Saving Millions

  61. 111

    Keeping Quagga Mussels Out of Northwest Rivers and Lakes

  62. 112

    Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber Says Energy Efficiency Can Revitalize Economy

  63. 113

    Women in Trades at BPA

  64. 114

    Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Cuts Energy Costs by Going Ductless

  65. 115

    Umatilla Summer Steelhead Return in Great Numbers

  66. 116

    Taneum Creek's New Diversion Improves Fish Passage and Water Delivery

  67. 117

    Alcoa Intalco Works Restart Celebration 2011

  68. 118

    New Culvert Gives Salmon Access to Historic Tidal Marsh

  69. 119

    Will It Conduct? Science Experiment Inspires Next Generation of Engineers

  70. 120

    BPA Preps to Plug-In to Electric Car Savings

  71. 121

    Wits Up! Students Battle Wits at BPA Science Bowls

  72. 122

    BPA Donates ATVs to Skamania County Rescue Teams

  73. 123

    Redds Signal Salmon Boost in Basin

  74. 124

    Monmouth Gets Mammoth Makeover

  75. 125

    Manastash Creek Restoration Helps Fish and Farmer

  76. 126

    Using Science and Spill to Optimize Fish Passage

  77. 127

    LED: the Next CFL?

  78. 128

    Program Rehabs Kelts (Steelhead) for Repeat Trips Home

  79. 129

    BPA: Thinking, Working and Living Green (Green Gov Award)

  80. 130

    New Oregon-BPA Agreement Protects Willamette Habitat

  81. 131

    BPA Footage: Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey - Carlton, OR

  82. 132

    BPA Footage: Wildish Habitat - Clearwater Park and Landing, Springfield, OR

  83. 133

    Celebrating Salmon and Culture at the Festival of Nations

  84. 134

    Columbia River Google Earth Dam Tour

  85. 135

    Kids + Creek + Boots + Bugs = Fun Way to Learn Environmental Science

  86. 136

    Wild Release: Colville Confederated Tribes' Selective Salmon Harvest

  87. 137

    I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project

  88. 138

    The Greening of BPA's Fleet with Hybrids

  89. 139

    Value of the River - Wind Integration

  90. 140

    New Helicopters Assist BPA's 'Eyes in the Sky'

  91. 141

    It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Tower: Skycrane Construction on BPA's New 500kV Transmission Line

  92. 142

    BPA Footage: Skycrane Construction on McNary-John Day 500kV Transmission Line

  93. 143

    Kootenai White Sturgeon: Agencies Collaborate to Save North America's Largest Freshwater Fish

  94. 144

    BPA and Skagit Tribe Team Up for Elk and Public Safety

  95. 145

    Hemlock Dam Restoration Project Opens Up Steelhead Habitat

  96. 146

    Deputy Secretary of Energy: BPA Promotes Clean Energy Future

  97. 147

    Earn Cash for Catching Pikeminnow

  98. 148

    Science in the Spotlight: Kids Get Behind the Scenes Look at BPA

  99. 149

    Tests Prepare Power System for Big Quake

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