Portland, OR - Portland General Electric has no big new plants in its long-term power supply plan.
Oregon's largest utility says it will focus on efficiency as it brings two natural gas-fired plants and a wind farm on line.
The Oregonian reports PGE filed its long-term resource plan last week, looking for the Oregon Public Utility Commission's blessing.
The plan aims to meet expected electricity demand over the next two decades.
By next year PGE plans to bring on a natural gas plant in Clatskanie and the Tucannon River wind farm in southeast Washington. By mid 2016, it hopes to have another natural gas plant running in Boardman.
Those three plants are a $1.25 billion investment that will hit rates as they come into service.
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