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
|Population of service area||1,900,000|
|State-approved service area
|Number of retail customers
Commercial (includes lighting)
|Total number of employees||2,967|
|Utility plant assets||$10,690,000,000|
|Megawatt-hours delivered (retail and direct access)||19,222,000|
|Average annual kilowatt-hours per residential customer||9,601|
|Average annual revenue per residential customer||$1,153|
|Residential price per kilowatt-hour||12.01 cents|
|National residential average price per kilowatt-hour||13.86 cents|
|2018 peak load (Aug. 9, 2018)||3,816 MW|
|All-time peak load (Dec. 21, 1998)||4,073 MW|
|Circuit miles of transmission lines||1,256|
|Circuit miles of distribution lines||27,627|
*Figures based on year-end 2018 calendar data
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 is guided by an executive leadership team. See our officer profiles.