When it comes to saving energy, many of us know the basics, such as adding insulation, turning off lights when not in use, and investing in a programmable thermostat. But a not-so-well-known energy saver is how strategic landscaping can help cut your energy costs. And fall is a great time for planting.
For the thirteenth year in a row, Oregon ranks among the top 10 most energy efficient states in the country, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. ACEEE’s 2019 scorecard ranks Oregon at No. 9.
A major storm has hit our area and your neighborhood just went dark. Your refrigerator stopped humming and you can’t see the clock on your microwave. What’s more, you don’t know when the power will be restored. Four hours? Tomorrow? What if it’s longer? Are you ready?
SALEM — Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council will meet next on September 26-27, 2019 in Clatskanie. The public meeting begins Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Clatskanie River Inn, 600 E. Columbia River Highway. The meeting resumes on Friday at 8 a.m.
The Pacific Northwest Region’s fuel infrastructure will be destroyed in the aftermath of a 9.0 Cascadia earthquake and tsunami. The Oregon Department of Energy’s role is to work with the federal government, the military, and the petroleum industry to establish new temporary bulk fuel supply chains to ensure adequate fuel supplies are provided to the state’s public safety agencies tasked with saving and sustaining lives, and restoring critical lifelines and services.