Tag: Portland General Electric

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Portland General Electric joins California power trading market

October 3, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Expansion of CAISO may be on hold, but its EIM keeps growing, adding its fifth utility member outside of California this week. On Sunday, PGE began operations in the EIM, which allows utilities to source least-cost generation from around the […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Owners Reverse Course, Will Keep Montana Coal Plant Online

August 10, 2017

Via: PowerMag

The operator of one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the Western U.S. will continue to run the plant, changing course about a year after a company executive said the facility was not economically viable. A spokesman for Talen […]

Waste Management

Oregon utility delays test for biomass conversion project at coal plant

January 6, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

Portland General Electric has delayed a test designed to demonstrate the viability of converting its Boardman power plant in Oregon to burning biomass instead of coal. The utility had intended to run the plant using 100% biomass by year end, […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Portland General Electric pushes to add 860 MW gas, 50 MW solar capacity to Carly plant

September 7, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

Portland General Electric is seeking regulatory approval to add up to 860 MW of gas-fired generation and 50 MW of solar power to its Carty plant in Boardman, Oregon, the Portland Business Journal reports. The gas-fired portion of the plant […]