Reducing risk of wildfire Pacific Power may cut electricity in high-risk areas during extreme conditions

Reducing risk of wildfire Pacific Power may cut electricity in high-risk areas during extreme conditions

As wildfires become more frequent and intense throughout the West, protecting the communities we serve from this increasing threat, while providing safe, reliable power, is our highest priority. We are building on our work over past years to strengthen our system and implement additional safety measures to reduce wildfire risks.

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Pacific Power Kicks Off Statewide Smart Meters Installation for 590,000 Oregon Customers

Pacific Power Kicks Off Statewide Smart Meters Installation for 590,000 Oregon Customers

Pacific Power is at work replacing 590,000 traditional electric meters at Oregon homes and businesses with new digital smart meters. The installations will roll out region by region throughout 2018 and into the fall of 2019. These new meters will provide customers — including those in many of Oregon's rural communities — with the timely information they need to make decisions about electric usage and enable smarter, more efficient management of the power grid.

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