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  • In 2015, 68% of Oregon's utility-scale net electricity generation came from conventional hydroelectric power plants and other renewable energy resources.
  • Major transmission lines connect Oregon's electricity grid to Southern California, allowing for large interstate electricity transfers.
  • The Mist field in northwestern Oregon is the only producing natural gas field in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Oregon’s geothermal potential is ranked third in the nation after Nevada and California.
  •  There are 464 electric vehicle charging stations in Oregon, with a total of more than 1,100 charging outlets.

Last Updated: November 17, 2016

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