More than 100,000 customers in Oregon still without power
February 18, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 100,000 customers remained without power Thursday in Oregon, a week after a massive snow and ice storm swept into the Pacific Northwest and brought the “most dangerous conditions” seen by utility workers.
Maria Pope, the CEO of Portland General Electric, said during a news conference Thursday that she expects power to be restored to more than 90% of the remaining customers who are still in the dark by the end of Friday.
“Customers in this final stretch are those at the epicenter of the storm — people who have been hardest hit,” Pope said. “Cre...