Portland, Oregon – On October 1, 2021 PNGC Power, an Oregon-based generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative, officially welcomes Ravalli Electric Cooperative (Ravalli) as their newest member. Ravalli joins the other 14 rural electric cooperatives that comprise PNGC Power.
“We are so excited to welcome Ravalli to PNGC,” said Roger Gray, President and CEO of PNGC Power. “PNGC represents a diverse set of cooperatives across seven states. Ravalli has a unique perspective that will only add to our robust solutions for the future. They’re joining PNGC Power at an important time as we get ready for our power supply future.”
”It is with enthusiasm that Ravalli Electric Cooperative has become a member of PNGC,” said Mark Grotbo, Ravalli’s General Manager. “With the services and talent PNGC has within its staff and fellow Board members, we felt it was in our best interest to join for our current and future power supply needs.”
Ravalli is based out of Victor, Montana. They serve over 11,000 meters, and had a system annual peak of 36,077 kW in 2020 (the most recent year with complete data.) Ravalli also manages Grizzly Broadband and the Valley Solar Community Solar Project. Ravalli is PNGC’s second Montana-based electric cooperative.
About PNGC Power
PNGC Power is an Oregon-based electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative owned by 15 Northwest electric distribution cooperative utilities with service territory in seven western states (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Nevada and Wyoming). The company creates value for its member systems by providing power supply, transmission, and other management services. PNGC Power is an aggregator of geographically diverse loads in the region.