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April 10, 2013
Community Readiness Project Helps State Get Ready for Electric Vehicles

Oregon is planning for the large-scale deployment of hybrid and all-electric vehicles to reach the state's goal of 30,000 plug-in vehicles by 2015.

April 9, 2013
Oregon: DOE Advances Game-Changing EGS Geothermal Technology at the Newberry Volcano

An AltaRock demonstration project will produce geothermal energy from hot, dry underground rock.

April 9, 2013
EERE-Funded Project Aims to Stabilize the Energy Grid

AE Solar Energy is using EERE funds to commercialize grid-stabilizing technologies.

March 28, 2013
EIS-0495: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement

Walla Walla Basin Spring Chinook Hatchery Program; Milton-Freewater, Oregon, and Dayton, Washington

February 12, 2013
The Deputy Secretary tours Oregon’s Caithness Shepherds Flat wind farm, which is able to create up to 845 megawatts of emission-free wind power (enough electricity to power nearly 260,000 homes).
Wind Taking Flight in Oregon

Investments in the clean energy economy are paying off in Oregon and across the country.

February 6, 2013
Photos of One of the World's Largest Wind Farms

Located in Arlington, Oregon, Shepherds Flat generates up to 845 megawatts of wind power everyday and helped grow the local economy.

January 22, 2013
Artist rendering of Ocean Power Technologies' proposed wave park off the coast of Oregon. | Photo courtesy of Ocean Power Technologies.
Ocean Energy Projects Developing On and Off America's Shores

How we're supporting innovative projects that harness America's strong wave and tidal resources.

January 10, 2013
BPA Headquarters Now “Gold Certified” for Sustainability

BPA recently became the first federal agency in Portland, Oregon, to achieve the city's Sustainability at Work Gold Certification for sustainability efforts at its headquarters building.

December 27, 2012
Using money from the Recovery Act, Blue Mountain Hospital replaced one of its 1950s crude oil boilers with a wood-pellet boiler -- saving the hospital about $100,000 a year in heating costs. | Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Energy.
Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler

Highlighting how a rural Oregon hospital was able to cut its heating bills while stimulating the local economy.

November 16, 2012
Southern Oregon University: Committed to Sustainability

In this edition of “Clean Energy in Our Community," we explore how Southern Oregon University is working to create a carbon-neutral campus by 2050.