December Board Meeting

The December board meeting will be held on Wednesday the 13th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vinita Headquarters Board Room.

Grand River Dam Authority to supply even more renewable energy to Google with new Oklahoma wind farm

VINITA, OKLA. - November 30, 2017 -- The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) announced today that it has signed a contract with Google for 140 megawatts (MW) of The Red Dirt Wind Farm. The Red Dirt Wind Farm is a 300-megawatt facility located in Oklahoma’s Kingfisher and Logan counties. Constructed by the project owner and eventual operator, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., the wind farm will be … More

Ice storm memories prompt important reminders

Power for Progress... a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority. It has been a decade now since an early December 2007 ice storm moved through Northeast Oklahoma, leaving a trail of frozen damage in its wake. For the Grand River Dam Authority, the hardest hit areas were along some high voltage power lines north of Tulsa. Like many other Oklahomans, our crews responded by working long hours in difficult conditions to put the pieces back together. Although no one wants to go through that kind of icy, powerless experience again, it … More

GRDA “Rush For Brush” program receives Keep Oklahoma Beautiful award

The Grand River Dam Authority’s popular “Rush For Brush” program – established a decade ago to help enhance the fisheries habitat on GRDA lake waters – is the recipient of the 2017 “State Government Program” award, presented by Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB). GRDA received the award at the KOB Environmental Excellence Celebration on Saturday, November 17, in Norman. The GRDA Ecosystems Management Department created the program as a way to enhance the fisheries habitat in the waters of Grand Lake, Lake Hudson and the W.R. Holway Reservoir. At … More