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PGE offers payment matching plan for customers with outstanding bills

KATU Portland logo KATU Portland 4/15/2021 KATU Staff
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Portland General Electric is offering people a payment matching program. 

The utility company says it knows times are tough for a lot of people, and that's why it's offering a limited-time program where you can pay half of what you owe, and they'll pay the other half. Customers must contact the company directly to set up the plan. 

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"Customers are at the core of what we do," said PGE spokesperson Andrea Platt. "We recognized this, especially in the middle of a pandemic, we're providing an essential service." 

PGE hopes this program will help customers get ahead of mounting bills. Right now, the utility has agreed to not shut off service for non-payment at least through July, and waive late fees. 

If you want to learn more about the program, information can be found online. 

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