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  • In 2019, 49% of Oregon's utility-scale electricity net generation came from hydroelectric power, and 62% came from conventional hydroelectric power plants and other renewable energy resources combined.
  • In 2019, wind farms produced 11% of Oregon's electricity net generation from more than 1,900 turbines with more than 3,400 megawatts of installed generating capacity. 
  • Oregon is a partner in the West Coast Electric Highway along with California, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada. As of December 2020, there were more than 670 public electric vehicle charging stations with a total of more than 1,800 charging outlets in service across Oregon.
  • Oregon receives more than 90% of the refined products it uses from the Puget Sound refineries in the state of Washington.
  • In July 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy issued a final long-term order authorizing the export of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the proposed Jordan Cove LNG Terminal in Coos Bay, Oregon.

Last Updated: January 21, 2021

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Oregon, U.S. Rankings

Total Energy per Capita 38
Total Energy per Capita 43
Total Energy 34
Crude Oil --
Natural Gas 29
Coal --
Electricity 31
Natural Gas 40
Electricity 43
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 38

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