Grant County Public Utility District is a Washington state municipal corporation that began electric service in 1942. Owned by the people it serves, Grant PUD generates and sells electricity to Grant County residents and millions of customers throughout central Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Grant PUD has a five-member board of commissioners made up of local citizens elected on a nonpartisan basis by the people of Grant County. Commissioners meet weekly to set policy, review operations and approve budget expenditures. The Priest Rapids Project, comprised of Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams, has the capacity to produce 2,000 megawatts of clean, renewable and reliable electricity