A Diverse Energy Resource
A leading western U.S. energy services provider and the largest grid owner/operator in the West, PacifiCorp serves 1.8 million customers in six western states. The company is comprised on three business units: Pacific Power (serving Oregon, Washington, California), Rocky Mountain Power (serving Utah, Idaho, Wyoming) and PacifiCorp Transmission.
Renewable and noncarbon resources currently make up 19 percent of PacifiCorp's owned generation capacity. At year-end 2015, PacifiCorp had 1,030 megawatts of owned wind capacity. Our most recent Integrated Resource Plan includes power purchase agreements for more than 1,100 megawatts of new wind and solar projects expected to come online by the end of 2017. To benefit customers, the company partnered to create and energy imbalance market. The real-time market helps optimize the electric grid, lowering costs, enhancing reliability and more effectively integrating renewable resources.