On January 19, 2000, KMEA and the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) entered into a ten-year agreement for KMEA to purchase 39 MW of low-cost, base load power. In 2005, the contract was extended to April 30, 2026. GRDA is a non-appropriated agency of the State of Oklahoma, producing power from a diverse portfolio of generation including hydro, coal, gas and renewable generation. After arranging for long-term firm transmission, KMEA began scheduling the power to 14 member cities on May 1, 2000. Today, 28 member cities receive power from GRDA.