Archives for February 2016

PGE’s Avoided Cost Rate Reduction Rejected

On January 26, 2016, the Oregon Public Utility Commission (the Oregon Commission) rejected Portland General Electric Company’s (PGE) proposed avoided cost rate reduction. PGE had proposed to significantly lower avoided cost rates outside of the established rules and processes. The Oregon Commission chastised PGE for makings its procedurally incorrect filing, but urged the utility to re-file and have its avoided cost rates properly evaluated.   [Read more…]