NEW PARTNERSHIPS: PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC AND DOUGLAS COUNTRY PUD

Portland General Electric and Douglas County PUD partner to advance the Northwest’s clean energy goals

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– The Electrical India Content Team

On the 13th of May 2020, Portland General Electric Company and the Douglas Country Public Utility District have partnered to optimize the region’s resource to supply clean energy to customers. They have signed a five-year power purchase agreement to supply Portland General Electric (PGE) customers with up to 160 megawatts of additional capacity from the Wells Hydroelectric Project on the Columbia River north of Wenatchee, Wash. It also provides Douglas Country PUD with PGE load management and wholesale market sales services.

Maria Pope, President and CEO, Portland General Electric said: “This partnership demonstrates the value of utilities collaborating to deliver clean energy solutions for customers and our region. We can provide our portfolio management expertise as a fully integrated utility to Douglas County PUD while they are providing us access to additional emissions-free hydroelectric power.”

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