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There’s an EV for EVeryone!

Think clean electric vehicles are out of your range? Think again

PGE is leading the charge in Oregon’s clean energy future, and electric vehicles are a big part of that.

Whether you drive a car, ride a bike or take the bus, there is a clean, green and affordable way for you to get where you’re going:

  • TriMet is rolling out the first wind-powered all-electric buses in the country this spring.
  • Affordable, long-rang electric bicycle options are zooming in popularity.
  • Electric car sales jumped by 81 percent in 2018 over 2017.* It’s not surprising given that new EVs travel 150 miles or more on a single charge and cost two-thirds less to own and operate than a gas-powered car.**
  • Electric cars can also qualify for $5,000 in Oregon rebates and a $7,500 federal tax credit.

More charging options

We’re expanding our Electric Avenues to support the growing number of EVs on the road. Downtown Portland, Milwaukie and Hillsboro each have a PGE Electric Avenue, with Wilsonville and Eastport Plaza (Southeast Portland) opening later this spring. Each location can charge up to six vehicles at a time, with four fast chargers and two level 2 chargers.

Learn more about EV advantages, charging basics and incentives.

*Source: greentechmedia.com
**Source: evgo.com/why-evs