Benjamin Felton

EVP & Chief Operating Officer at Portland General Electric

Benjamin (Ben) Felton leads PGE’s utility operations groups, including generation, distribution, engineering, project management, environmental, construction, safety and other operations-focused areas.

Felton joined PGE in 2023 and has more than 30 years of energy industry experience. He has held a variety of senior leadership positions including as senior vice president of Energy Supply at DTE, leading Electric Operations and Power Delivery at NIPSCO a subsidiary of NiSource, and Electric Systems Operations and Maintenance at Consumers Energy.

Felton holds a degree in Business Management and received a Master of Arts in Business Administration and Management from Spring Arbor University.


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  • EVP & Chief Operating Officer

    April, 2023 - present

  • Chief Operating Officer