Your PUDSkamania PUD is a municipal corporation or special purpose district of the State of Washington. As such, it is governed by a board of three publicly elected commissioners and managed and operated by the PUD employees. So, the PUD and its assets are publicly owned and its employees are public servants like a city and its assets and employees but with the special purpose to deliver utility services.Electric UtilitiesSkamania PUD provides electricity to nearly 5700 customers in southern Skamania County. The PUD is a full-service customer of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) meaning Skamania PUD by contract purchases all of its electrical energy from BPA. BPA is a federal agency created to market and transmit power generated by the Federal Columbia River hydro-power system. As a federal agency, BPA sells power to its customers at the cost of generation and transmission. In turn, Skamania PUD provides electricity to our customers at the cost of purchase and delivery. As residents of the Pacific Northwest we benefit from the least expensive electric energy in the US.