[Oeva-list] New Charging Station in Lake Oswego

Rick Durst Rick.Durst at pgn.com
Fri Sep 19 16:29:44 PDT 2008



MEDIA ALERT: LAKE OSWEGO INSTALLS CITY'S FIRST CHARGING STATION FOR PLUG-IN VEHICLES

Posted: September 19th, 2008 2:43 PM

- See the new station in action: Monday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m.-

What:

The City of Lake Oswego is unveiling the city's first plug-in vehicle charging station as part of Portland General Electric's new network of charging stations in the region. The station is now open and free to the public.



Who:

Mayor Judie Hammerstad will invite plug-in electric vehicle owners Brian Toye and Julie Pacheco-Toye to be Lake Oswego's first residents to plug in to the station.

PGE representatives will be on hand to talk about its new network of five charging stations in the region - enough to charge 12 vehicles. Other stations include Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (two plugs); Portland General Electric: Salem office (two plugs), Portland office (two plugs), and Two World Trade Center garage, Portland (four plugs).

When:

Monday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

At 11 a.m., the Toye family will drive up in their ZENN plug-in electric car, plug in and kick off the launch of the new charging station.

Where:

Lake Oswego Charging station: A Avenue, just west of 2nd St. (two plugs)

Why:

With concerns about global warming and rising fuel costs, city leaders and Lake Oswego residents are looking for more economical and sustainable transportation options. The City of Lake Oswego joined forces with PGE to install the station to help develop and test the transportation infrastructure needed to support plug-in vehicles.

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About Portland General Electric Company

Portland General Electric, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is a fully integrated electric utility that serves approximately 813,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Oregon. Visit our Web site at PortlandGeneral.com

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