Portland General Electric and PacifiCorp ranked high in a national survey of green-power programs by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Nearly 73,000 of PGE's eligible customers voluntarily participate in the utility's green-power programs, the highest absolute number of customers among utilities offering green programs around the country.
In reality, every one of PGE's and Pacific Power's customers gets a portion of their electricity from renewable sources such as wind, geothermal, solar and biomass.
Both utilities are investing heavily in green power to meet Oregon's renewable portfolio standard, which requires that utilities in the state meet 25 percent of retail demand with renewable resources by 2025.
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