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Oregon's largest utilities plan to boost electric-car adoption

John Voelcker Dec 30, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Electric Avenue charging stations in Portland, Oregon [photo: Portland General Electric] Enlarge Photo It's clear that after several years of electric-car sales, electric utilities see a role to be played in providing the infrastructure to make them practical. Two weeks ago, California utility PG&E received approved to install 7,500 public charging stations for plug-in vehicles. Now, Oregon's two largest utility companies have filed plans to increase electrified transportation by installing new charging sites, boosting public education on the benefits of electric cars, and increasing electric-bus purchases. DON'T MISS: CA approves PG&E plan for 7,500 electric-car charging stations Portland General Electric, known as PGE (not California's PG&E), and Pacific Power jointly filed their plans on Tuesday. PGE will build six pu...

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