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News Release
PGE and the City of Wilsonville team up to raise awareness of electric vehicles and their benefits to a clean energy future - 09/11/18

Enter to win $5,000 toward the purchase of an EV at National Drive Electric Week event

WHAT: Portland General Electric and the City of Wilsonville are participating in National Drive Electric Week to raise awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles and the importance of investing in an electrified transportation system. PGE is sponsoring the Wilsonville event this Saturday, Sept. 15, with Wilsonville’s Mayor, Tim Knapp, announcing the winner of the raffle.

The event is a great opportunity for people to test drive a range of EVs, get hands-on experience with the vehicles and have their EV questions answered by industry experts. EVs play a critical role in decarbonizing our transportation system and will help advance Oregon’s transition to a clean energy future.

Attendees who test drive an EV have the chance to win $5,000 toward the purchase or lease of a new or used electric vehicle. Mayor Knapp is scheduled to announce the winner of the giveaway after remarks from PGE’s vice president of Public Policy, Dave Robertson, starting at 2:30 p.m.   

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2018, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (winner announced at 2:30 p.m.)

WHO: At 2:30 p.m., PGE’s Dave Robertson shares how transportation electrification plays a role in PGE’s vision for a clean energy future. Mayor Knapp speaks about the city’s commitment to invest in clean energy sources and draws the winning raffle ticket.

WHERE: Lowries Marketplace, 30299 SW Boones Ferry Rd., Wilsonville, OR 97070.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: National Drive Electric Week is presented by Oregon Electric Vehicle Association, Plug In America, Sierra Club and Electric Auto Association. For more information about NDEW, visit driveelectricweek.org or follow #NDEW2018.

ABOUT PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY: Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) is a fully integrated energy company based in Portland, Oregon, serving 833,000 customers in 51 cities. For more than 125 years, PGE has been delivering safe, reliable energy to Oregonians. With 2,900 employees across the state, PGE is committed to building a cleaner, more efficient energy future. Together with its customers, PGE has the No. 1 voluntary renewable energy program in the U.S. For more information, visit PortlandGeneral.com/CleanVision.