Electrify LO Resources

Electrification Resources

The goal of Electrify LO is to provide information, to motivate and to reduce barriers to home, yard care, and vehicle electrification. Here are resources you can use to make good decisions. Through Electrify LO we will help find practical and lower cost solutions as you move toward electrification.

Why Electrify—How electrification can help us address the climate crisis
Information on Oregon’s legislation to address climate change and global warming through electrification
Help low-income Oregonians access clean, efficient heating
Electrification can save you money
Electric panel upgrades

Many people with older homes looking to switch to all electric household equipment including an electric vehicle home charger are told that their electric panel does not have sufficient capacity. However, there are several methods that can address this problem without resorting to a full panel upgrade.


Electric landscaping equipment
  • The Benefits of All Electric Yard Care
  • All Electric Yard Care Fact Sheet – All Electric Yard Care is good for your health and for the nature in your yards.
  • Quiet Clean PDX  A Portland based volunteer effort working to phase out gas-powered leaf blowers. Check this site for a list of local landscapers that used electric equipment and hand tools.
  • American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA) – A leader in low impact, low noise landscape solutions. Committed to improving quality of life for communities, working conditions for operators and best practices for the landscape maintenance industry. 
  • Quiet Communties, Inc.  An organization that is dedicated to helping communities reduce health and environmental harm from noise and pollution.
  • PGE Electric Tool Exchange – a PGE initiative that helps people exchange gas-powered lawn tools for non-polluting, quiet electric lawn tools.