The State We're In: electricity usage

The State We're In: electricity usage

By research editor Brandon Sawyer

 

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In 2010, power sold by PGE dipped for the second year in a row, down 1.4% to the same level as 2005. For October year-to-date, of 38 million megawatt-hours (MWHS) used in the state, 40% went to residential, 34% to commercial and 26% to industrial customers. Oregon’s average retail electricity prices were almost half of California’s, but significantly above Washington’s.