Portland General Electric

Electric Avenue

Plug in. Charge up. Drive on.

Welcome to EV charging services for Portland General Electric provided by EV Connect.

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Located on SW Salmon between SW 1st and 2nd avenues, Electric Avenue features four direct current fast charge (DCFC) and two Level 2 charging stations, capable of charging any type of electric vehicle.*

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Electric Avenue pricing


Starting February 20, 2018, Electric Avenue will have a combined parking and electric charging fee. No meter payment is required while vehicles are actively charging. The two-hour time limit still applies.

Electric Avenue pricing

Monthly membership

You can purchase a $25 monthly membership. The Electric Avenue Monthly Charging Plan:

  • Replaces all flat fees
  • Does not include the additional peak time charging fees of $.19 per kWh
  • One monthly subscription plan is required per vehicle
  • Includes parking for two hours. Vehicles that are parked for longer than two hours and/or not actively charting may be ticketed by the City of Portland
  • Only applies to the charging stations located at 121 SW Salmon St., between SW 1st and 2nd Avenues

How It Works

  1. Sign up for an account here.
  2. Download the EV Connect Mobile app
  3. Park your vehicle at Electric Avenue
  4. Use your app to scan the station’s QR code. Or, touch your key fob on the reader pad to start charging. Key fobs can be purchased from
  5. Plug in and charge! If you have any questions contact us or view our in-depth facts sheet.

Search for charge stations based on location, keywords, availability, power level, and accessibility

Start a charge session by scanning a QR code or entering the station ID

iPhone display of charging stations app

Monitor your current charge session in real-time, and receive notifications when your vehicle has completed charging

Pay safely and securely through PayPal, and view a history of your past charge sessions

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App Guides

Need help with the EV App on iPhone or Android? Let us walk you through a simple guide of the app and all the ways it can simple your charge experience.