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Oregon Recovery Act State Memo

Oregon has substantial natural resources, including wind, geothermal, biomass, and hydroelectric power. The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is making a meaningful down payment on the nation’s energy and environmental future. The Recovery Act investments in Oregon reflect a broad spectrum of opportunities, from energy efficiency and the smart grid to advanced fuels, battery manufacturing, and geothermal and solar power. Through these investments, Oregon’s businesses, non‐profits, and local governments are creating quality jobs today and positioning Oregon to play an important role in the new energy economy of the future.