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Oregon approves Portland General’s transportation electrification plan, setting stage for 1M EVs

February 19, 2020

Milano told Oregon regulators at last week’s PUC meeting that the utility’s plan is “really a framework to help guide and inform future more ambitious program proposals going forward.”

PGE will need to file an update of its TE plan with regulators in 2021, but new programs will likely be proposed before that, Milano told Utility Dive.

“We see that there is a large market forming and a lot of investment on the auto manufacturer side,” he said. “Utilities like us have a role in making sure we get infrastructure out in a manner that benefits all customers and reduces the costs to serve the vehicles coming.”

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