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PGE braces for high heat, urges customers to be ready for potential outages

With forecasts again calling for an extended period with unusually high temperatures, Portland General Electric (PGE) said in a press release that it is preparing for high electricity demand as customers try to stay cool in the days ahead.  The utility said its generation fleet is...

Power shutoffs should be last resort, regulators warn

The president of California's utility regulator warned a top power company Monday that power outages to prevent equipment from sparking wildfires should only be used as a last resort.
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Oregon governor signs ambitious clean energy bill

Oregon's clean energy bill, which sets one of the most ambitious timelines in the country for moving to 100% clean electricity sources, was signed by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday.

PGE to buy energy from 10 solar projects in Portland, Oregon metropolitan area

Oregon's Renewable Portfolio Standard requires that utilities procure 50 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2040.

Black & Veatch guiding development of Portland charging island for cargo truck EVs

Portland General Electric and Daimler Trucks NA are relying on Kansas-based engineering, procurement and construction firm Black & Veatch to bring to fruition their plan for a public charging station designed specifically for electric...

PGE awards $2.3M to spur e-Mobility

Portland General Electric this week announced $2.3 million in funding for electric vehicle adoption and education projects benefitting area organizations through the PGE Drive Change Fund. Funded through the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Clean Fuels Program,...

PGE and NextEra advance innovative hybrid project that combines wind, solar and batteries

Portland General Electric (PGE) Company this week announced the start of commercial power generation at the Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility in Eastern Oregon. Wheatridge is a joint project of PGE and a subsidiary of NextEra Energy...
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PGE aims for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

Portland General Electric (PGE) recently announced a new companywide goal of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. PGE also announced a new goal to meet customer expectations for clean energy, pledging to reduce...