The Montague Wind Power Facility, currently under construction in Gilliam County, will be the focus of discussion at the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council meeting June 27 in Boardman. The public meeting begins at 2 p.m. at the Port of Morrow Riverfront Center, 2 Marine Drive NE.
Laura Klement, owner of business Enerstructa in the Columbia River Gorge, is passionate about sustainability and energy. She conducts home energy assessments and issues scores in Portland, the Gorge, and beyond. We sat down with her to learn more about life as an Oregon home energy assessor.
The Oregon Department of Energy and the Energy Facility Siting Council will hold a series of public hearings on the Draft Proposed Order for the Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line in Eastern Oregon this month.
Each year, Oregon Department of Energy staff join representatives from Oregon Department of Agriculture, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon State University, and two eastern Oregon counties to participate in the annual Hanford Emergency Exercise to test our emergency preparedness program.
In ODOE’s May newsletter, we’re talking the latest on the 2019 legislative session, developments in building efficiency, approval of the first state-jurisdictional wind facility "repower," and important milestones for the proposed Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line. Plus, updates from across our agency!
The Zero Emission Vehicle Interagency Working Group is a coalition of state agencies dedicated to helping Oregon electrify our transportation system. Last week, the group held a public meeting to share updates about Oregon’s progress on getting more people behind the wheel of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
Oregon’s largest electricity providers, Portland General Electric and Pacific Power, each offer voluntary renewable energy options for their customers. Not surprisingly, these programs are two of the most successful nationwide.