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PGE megawatts are less mega in 2009

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Articles - February 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010

After years of upticks, electricity sold by PGE declined 2.4% in 2009, due to the slow economy and energy conservation efforts. Oregon’s September year-to-date electricity rates are significantly lower than U.S. averages, and commercial and industrial rates are more than 50% lower than California’s, though Washington enjoys even lower rates. Also through September, coal and gas plants lost more than 2% of Oregon’s power portfolio to hydropower and other renewables.

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