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Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Emergency preparedness hubs are designed to operate entirely off grid during a disaster and provide crucial services, including power and communication.

PGE rolls out smart grid testbed in Oregon

PGE rolls out smart grid testbed in Oregon

Portland General Electric is building a roadmap to a “virtual power plant” that is powered by customer devices and behaviours rather than traditional generation.

Smart grid test bed accelerates clean energy vision

Smart grid test bed accelerates clean energy vision

Portland General Electric claims it is integrating smart grid technology on a scale never attempted before in the US and partnering with customers to decarbonise the grid

Portland reaches smart city milestone

Portland reaches smart city milestone

The city’s Traffic Sensor Safety initiative marks the first project under the Smart City PDX banner, which sets out to use data to improve people’s lives