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News Release
PGE restoration update - 02/21/21

Progress continues, with more than 14,000 customers restored on Saturday

Portland, Ore. (Feb. 21, 2021) – Portland General Electric (PGE) shared that as of this morning, just over 38,000 customers are without power. This number reflects progress in restoring more than 14,000 customers on Saturday alone, while also overcoming ongoing restoration challenges. Approximately 3,000 people will continue working 24/7 to restore customers’ power until everyone is back online.

The latest statistics on the restoration work include:

Work to be done:

  • Currently without power: 38,668
  • Transmission lines out: 3
  • Feeders out: 1
  • Crews in the field: More than 400

Work completed:

  • Customer outages restored: nearly 680,000
  • Transmission lines repaired: 38
  • Substations repaired: 20
  • Feeders repaired: 243
  • New wire/cable issued: 461,003 feet (approximately 87 miles)
  • Transmission line miles restored: Approximately 347 miles
  • Transformers issued: 576
  • Poles issued: 601
  • Crossarms issued: 1,908

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About Portland General Electric Company: Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) is a fully integrated energy company based in Portland, Oregon, with operations across the state. The company serves approximately 900,000 customers with a service area population of 2 million Oregonians in 51 cities. PGE owns 16 generation plants across Oregon and other Northwestern states and maintains and operates 14 public parks and recreation areas. For over 130 years, PGE has delivered safe, affordable and reliable energy to Oregonians. Together with its customers, PGE has the No. 1 voluntary renewable energy program in the U.S. PGE and its 3,000 employees are working with customers to build a clean energy future. In 2020, PGE, employees, retirees and the PGE Foundation donated $5.6 million and volunteered 18,200 hours with more than 400 nonprofits across Oregon. For more information visit


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