PGE Quick Facts
Serving Portland, Salem and nearby communities with highly reliable power

For more than 130 years, we’ve been powering the pioneering spirit of our region — keeping energy safe, reliable and responsibly generated. We are deeply committed to the success of the communities we serve and strive to bring innovative solutions to our customers and a bright energy future for Oregon

Reflecting our customers’ values

Because our customers’ values power the way we operate, serving our customers means reflecting their diverse views in the way we do business. It is why we consistently lead the nation in renewable power programs and why our company and employees are deeply involved in serving the community.

Leading the way

The future of energy is changing and we are leading the change. We’re building a smarter energy infrastructure, providing our customers the clean energy they want, and bringing new energy solutions forward. As one of the state’s largest and most-respected employers, it’s an exciting place to be as we work to create a sustainable and affordable energy future for our customers.

A quick look at PGE*
*Figures based on year-end 2020 calendar data

Population of service area

State-approved service area (square miles)

1,900,000

4,000

Population of service area

Cities served

1,900,000

51

Population of service area

Total number of retail customers

1,900,000

902,237

Population of service area

Residential customers

1,900,000

791,119

Population of service area

Commercial customers (includes Streetlighting)

1,900,000

110,851

Population of service area

Industrial customers

1,900,000

267

Population of service area

Total number of employees at year end

1,900,000

3,639

Population of service area

Total utility plant assets

1,900,000

$11,403,000,000

Population of service area

Retail revenues

1,900,000

$1,932,000,000

Population of service area

Megawatt-hours delivered (retail and direct access)

1,900,000

19,543,000

Population of service area

Average annual kilowatt-hours per residential customer

1,900,000

9,804

Population of service area

Average annual revenue per residential customer

1,900,000

$1,226

Population of service area

Average revenue per residential kilowatt-hour delivered

1,900,000

12.50 cents

Population of service area

National residential average price per kilowatt-hour

1,900,000

13.74 cents

Population of service area

Circuit miles of transmission lines

1,900,000

1,269

Population of service area

Circuit miles of distribution lines

1,900,000

27,939

Our employees make the difference

It takes more than 2,950 employees working as a team to power the potential of our region. In addition to skilled tradespeople, PGE offers careers in engineering, environmental sciences, information technology, finance, marketing, customer service and more.

We work hard to build a diverse workforce to ensure we have a wide range of talents, viewpoints and ideas to safely and reliably serve our 880,000 customers and innovate for the future. We’re proud to have achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Equality Index for the sixth year in a row, reflecting our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

PGE officers

PGE is guided by an executive leadership team. See our officer profiles PGE.