Direct Access Operations
Oregon businesses can choose their energy supplier
Information for PGE business customers
To understand your options, see our Market-based Pricing section. If you want more information about your options under Oregon’s electricity restructuring law, please don’t hesitate to call PGE Business Services at 800-822-1077 or your PGE representative.
Currently, the following ESSs are registered to do business with PGE:
- Avangrid Renewables, LLC – 855 329-6053
- Calpine Energy Solutions, LLC – 877-273-6772
- Constellation NewEnergy – 888-635-0827
- Shell Energy North America – 855-545-9222
You can authorize PGE to provide 12 months of historical usage data for each customer number you have selected to any Electricity Service Supplier that requests this information.
Your customer number is the first nine digits of your account number as it appears on your bill.
Historical usage data for all meters affiliated with the customer numbers provided with this form will be released to any ESS that requests this information. This will be in effect until you rescind it in writing.
You may either:
If you elect to buy energy through a registered ESS, then your ESS must also file a DASR (Direct Access Service Request) with PGE on your behalf, to officially enroll you as the ESS’s customer.
Information for Electricity Service Suppliers
For more information about Direct Access in Oregon, contact Direct Access Operations at 503-464-8063 or toll-free at 866-377-0411.
Resources for ESSs and potential ESSs
- Electricity Service Suppliers’ Guide
- Retail Tariff
- PGE’s Open Access Transmission Tariff on OASIS
- Direct Access Regulation – Oregon Public Utility Commission’s Oregon Administrative Rules, Division 38
- Senate Bill 1149, Restructures Oregon’s Electric Utility Industry
- OPUC Electric Restructuring Fact Sheet
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- ESS Application
- ESS Service Agreement – For informational purposes only
EDI specifications for ESSs
Below are PGE’s Implementation Standards for Electronic Data Interchange, and EDI sample files to assist ESSs with e-commerce transactions with PGE.
The samples and specifications provided by PGE are for reference purposes only and may not reflect the latest revisions. Please contact Direct Access Operations at 866-377-0411 for information on the latest revisions and data samples.
- EDI Specification for 810 Transaction Set
- EDI Specification for 814 Transaction Set
- EDI Specification for 820 Transaction Set
- EDI Specification for 867 Transaction Set
- EDI 814 Enrollment Request Sample
- EDI 814 Change Request Sample
- EDI 814 Drop Request Sample
- EDI 814 Rescind Request Sample
- EDI 810 Invoice Sample
- EDI 820 Payment Sample
- EDI 867 Interval Data Sample