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  • In 2017, 76% of Oregon's utility-scale net electricity generation came from conventional hydroelectric power plants and other renewable energy resources.
  • Oregon wind farms have about 1,900 turbines with more than 3,200 megawatts of installed generating capacity. 
  • Oregon is one of the top three hydroelectric power producers in the nation, accounting for more than 12% of U.S. hydroelectric generation in 2017.
  • There are almost 600 electric vehicle charging stations in Oregon, with a total of about 1,400 charging outlets.
  • The Puget Sound refineries in Washington provide more than nine-tenths of the refined petroleum products used in Oregon. 

Last Updated: November 15, 2018

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