Operations Facilities

PGE provides more electricity to Oregonians than any other utility. To serve our customers well, we need administrative and operational facilities to support our workforce and equipment needs.

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A look inside the Portland Service Center where some PGE crews prepare for the day. Multiple shots of boom trucks, equipment and PGE employees preparing for line operations (video courtesy of PGE).

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The Integrated Operations Center is part of the nerve center of PGE’s smart grid (video courtesy PGE).

Integrated Operations Center photos

Integrated operations center IOC front exterior
Integrated operations center IOC front exterior
Integrated operations center IOC front exterior
Integrated operations center IOC back exterior
Integrated operations center IOC back exterior
Integrated operations center IOC back exterior
Integrated operations center IOC interior
Desk in the Integrated operations center IOC
A person at a desk in the Integrated operations center IOC
A person working at their desk in the Integrated operations center IOC
View of several desks in the Integrated operations center IOC
Desks and large screens in the Integrated operations center IOC
Lobby space at the Integrated operations center IOC
Lobby area of the Integrated operations center IOC
Lobby space at the Integrated operations center IOC
People monitoring screens at the Integrated operations center IOC
Person working at their desk in the Integrated operations center IOC
Person viewing many screens at the Integrated operations center IOC
Someone working on multiple screens in the Integrated operations center IOC

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The Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Grid Control Center supports PGE’s ability to deliver a cleaner, decarbonized system to customers while at the same time improving power quality, reliability and grid resiliency. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Grid Control Center supports PGE’s ability to deliver a cleaner, decarbonized system to customers while at the same time improving power quality, reliability and grid resiliency. Operators manage the grid in real-time ensuring generation resources continuously provide power from the transmission system to customers. Operators also ensure variable energy resources are reliably integrated into the system to meet the power demands of our customers. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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In the Integrated Security Operations Center, security personnel work to protect PGE’s ability to serve customers from cyber and physical threats that could impact the operations of the power grid or corporate systems. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the IOC is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Grid Control Center supports PGE’s ability to deliver a cleaner, decarbonized system to customers while at the same time improving power quality, reliability and grid resiliency. Operators manage the grid in real-time ensuring generation resources continuously provide power from the transmission system to customers. Operators also ensure variable energy resources are reliably integrated into the system to meet the power demands of our customers. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Grid Control Center supports PGE’s ability to deliver a cleaner, decarbonized system to customers while at the same time improving power quality, reliability and grid resiliency. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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The Grid Control Center supports PGE’s ability to deliver a cleaner, decarbonized system to customers while at the same time improving power quality, reliability and grid resiliency. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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Real Time Traders in Power Operations at PGE’s Integrated Operations Center meet customer load reliably and economically hour-to-hour by optimizing PGE’s portfolio of generation asset and market transactions. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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Located within the Integrated Operations Center, Repair Dispatch manages all emergency and unplanned outages and events. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the IOC is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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PGE’s Reliability and Performance Monitoring team monitors the performance of PGE generation, transmission, and distribution assets remotely to identify emerging issues before they cause outages or safety concerns, enhancing reliability and reducing costs by allowing PGE to plan for making repairs. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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PGE’s Reliability and Performance Monitoring team monitors the performance of PGE generation, transmission, and distribution assets remotely to identify emerging issues before they cause outages or safety concerns, enhancing reliability and reducing costs by allowing PGE to plan for making repairs. Located in Tualatin, Ore., the Integrated Operations Center is part of the smart grid’s nerve center and centralizes PGE’s mission-critical operations and primary support functions like resource and system integration, improved reliability with daily grid management and increased resilience and security (photo courtesy of PGE).

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