July 21, 2014 Special Board Meeting

A Special Board Meeting will be held Monday July 21st at 3:00 p.m. at the GRDA Engineering and Technology Center, 993 East 16th Street, Tulsa, OK.

Due to temporary lighting problem, GRDA asking drivers to exercise caution on dam

Langley – Due to a temporary problem with the lighting across Pensacola Dam, the Grand River Dam Authority is asking drivers to exercise extra caution while crossing the dam at nighttime. On Thursday (July 10), GRDA crews discovered a fault in the high voltage cable used to power the dam’s light poles. Lightning, associated with […]

Oklahoma teamwork to restore Oklahoma power

Power for Progress… A weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority When high winds rolled across Kay County on July 14, they had little mercy on the power lines in the area. In fact, 15 transmission line poles – used to deliver electricity to the city of Newkirk – were unable to hold their ground against those winds. Those poles came down in the storm and the flow of 138 kilovolts of electricity into Newkirk, Oklahoma, was suddenly interrupted, leaving the town’s nearly 1,400 residents without power. That was Monday. By 3AM Tuesday morning, electric linemen from the Grand River Dam Authority and other groups were already on the scene, making the necessary repairs. Though GRDA does not sell electricity to Newkirk, … more

GRDA’s Sullivan elected to full term on national public power board

Denver – With his recent election to a full term on the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board of Directors, Grand River Dam Authority Chief Executive Officer/Director of Investments Dan Sullivan said he is looking forward to the opportunity to continue representing Oklahoma public power on the national level. “I appreciate the opportunity to continue serving GRDA, our customers, our state and public power,”