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June 12, 2013
EA-2003: Final Environmental Assessment

Sandy River Delta Section 536 Ecosystem Restoration Project, Multnomah County, Oregon

June 7, 2013
Rows of battery racks at Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Center in Salem, Ore. PGE is a participant in the Battelle-led Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project, which will use the center’s 5-megawatt energy storage system to test several smart grid technologies and approaches. | Photo courtesy of Portland General Electric.
Smart Grid Week: New Project in Oregon Helping Advance the Grid of the Future

New lithium-ion storage facility in Salem, Oregon is helping to make our power grid smarter and more reliable.

May 9, 2013
Workers put the finishing touches on installing a plug-in electric vehicle charger that is part of the West Coast Electric Highway. | Photo courtesy of Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities Coalition.
Clean Cities Coalitions Charge Up Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Clean Cities coalitions all across the country are helping their communities get ready for plug-in electric vehicles.

May 8, 2013
Two Department Employees Recognized for Outstanding Public Service

Two Department of Energy employees have been nominated for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal for their work to improve medical treatment and reduce greenhouse gases.

April 16, 2013
EERE Success Story—Oregon State Energy-Efficiency Appliance Rebate Program Helps Low-Income Families

Statewide program provides low-income homeowners with rebates on money-saving, energy-efficient appliances.

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

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

April 9, 2013
EERE Success Story—Establishing a Testing Center for Ocean Energy Technologies in the Pacific Northwest

The University of Washington is researching tidal energy to maximize the energy extracted and understand potential marine ecosystem impacts.

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

EIS-0495: Walla Walla Basin Spring Chinook Hatchery Program; Umatilla County, Oregon

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.