Energy in the News

Oregon 10-year plan aims to reduce energy burden, improve efficiency
Robert Walton in UtilityDive, January 15, 2019

Federal Hanford Cleanup Watchdog Put To Sleep By Government Shutdown
Anna King in OPB, January 16, 2019

Skirmish over solar array to return to Marion County
Troy Brynelson in Salem Reporter, January 15, 2019

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation
U.S. Energy Information Administration, January 18, 2019

Federal judge links PG&E’s uninsulated power lines to California wildfires
Robert Walton in UtilityDive, January 18, 2019

Oregon 10-year plan to help low-income residents reduce utility costs
Ben Botkin in Salem Statesman Journal, January 18, 2019

Solar Power Outperforming Wind As Renewable Energy Becomes Commonplace
Gaurav Sharma in Forbes, January 17, 2019

New trade group director jumps on the ‘solar coaster’
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, January 9, 2019

State’s solar trade group gets new leader
Steve Law in the Portland Tribune, January 9, 2019

City laying groundwork for Clean Energy Fund
Steve Law in Portland Tribune, January 8, 2019

Poop to Power won’t include food scraps
Steve Law in the Portland Tribune, January 8, 2019

U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed
Brad Plumer in The New York Times, January 8, 2019

The ultimate power couple: Energy management and data technologies
Ethan Rogers in ACEEE, January 9, 2019

State charts path to save energy for low-income residents
Steve Law in Portland Business Journal, January 9, 2019

Looming Supply Chain Crunch Threatens US Wind Energy Boom
Mike Munsell in Greentech Media, January 9, 2019

Protesters overflow pipeline hearing
Nick Morgan in the Mail Tribune, January 8, 2019

PGE Looks to Renewable Energy as Boardman Coal Plant Closes
Courtney Flatt in OPB, January 7, 2019

Feds say some Hanford radioactive waste is not so dangerous. Oregon disagrees
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, January 7, 2019

Hundreds attend hearing on Jordan Cove Pipeline
Brian Gailey in Klamath Falls News, January 7, 2019

What we’re watching on energy in 2019: Cap and trade, PacifiCorp coal
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, January 3, 2019

Port Westward expansion remanded to county
George Plaven in the Capital Press, January 3, 2019

PacifiCorp study prompts review of coal-fired power plants in six states, including Utah
Amy Joi O’Donoghue in Deseret News, January 2, 2019

Swan Lake hydro’s future awaits FERC decision
Kurt Liedtke in Herald & News, January 2, 2019

Traeger Pellet Grills buys Redmond Plant
Kathleen McLaughlin in The Bulletin, January 2, 2019

Lakeview Library nears zero energy goal
Holly Owens in Herald & News, December 28, 2018

Nuclear cleanup tests Rick Perry, as administration presses for budget cuts
James Osborne in the Houston Chronicle, December 28, 2018

Several dozen Cully residents will get energy-efficient ductless heat pumps
Steve Law in the Portland Tribune, December 27, 2018

How Does Your State Make Electricity?
Nadja Popovich in The New York Times, December 24, 2018

An unexpected side effect of drought: higher carbon emissions
Alejandra Borunda in National Geographic, December 21, 2018

How much wiggle room will polluters get if Oregon taxes carbon emissions?
Aubrey Weiber in the Oregon Capital Bureau, December 22, 2018

Deal Reached on Use of 1st Small US Nuke Reactors in Idaho
Keith Ridler in Couer d’Alene, Post Falls Press, December 21, 2018

There’s jobs to be had in clean energy
Steve Law in the Portland Tribune, December 24, 2018

As More Cars Plug In, Utilities and Makers Juggle Ways to Power Them
Paul Stenquist in The New York Times, December 13, 2018

Metro scraps deal for food waste
Steve Law in the Portland Tribune, December 20, 2018

DEQ: Oregonians recycling a bit more waste
KTVZ on December 19, 2018

Burning Questions on LNG
Camilla Mortensen in Eugene Weekly, December 20, 2018

Columbia, Snake salmon get three years of spring ‘spill’ help
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, December 19, 2018

Who will pay more, or less, on the PGE bill in 2019
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, December 17, 2018

That’s an opportunity for jobs, that’s an opportunity to produce ultra-low carbon fuel
KVAL, December 17, 2018

Oregon is failing to meet lofty climate goals, emissions from cars and trucks on the rise
Keaton Thomas, KATU News, December 19, 2018

Emissions cap, education reform top priorities as lawmakers return to Salem
Connor Radnovich in the Statesman Journal, December 7, 2018

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to east Portland, Milwaukie, Hillsboro
Andrew Theen in The Oregonian, December 3, 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions rise like a ‘speeding freight train’ in 2018
Kendra Pierre-Louis in The New York Times via Portland Business Journal, December 6, 2018

Eugene looks to regulate natural gas
Christian Hill in The Register-Guard, December 2, 2018

Putting a charge in it: PGE takes Electric Avenue east
Andy Giegerich in Portland Business Journal, December 3, 2018

Critics say DOE is limiting safety oversight at Hanford and other nuclear sites
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, December 1, 2018

Cheap coal is ‘a myth,’ renewable energy increasingly more economically viable: study
Douglas Perry in The Oregonian, November 30, 2018

A Dozen Sobering Numbers for Oregon in the New Federal Report on Climate Change
Elise Herron in Willamette Week, November 28, 2018

Kate Brown pitches $23.6 billion budget plan
Hillary Borrud in The Oregonian, November 28, 2018

Tillamook transmission line opponents resist eminent domain
Mateusz Perkowski in Capital Press, November 2, 2018

Salem could get $2.5 million back toward replacing methane-burning facility
Troy Brynelson in the Salem Reporter, November 1, 2018

Electric co-op, longtime resident square off over power lines
Stephen Hamway in The Bulletin, November 5, 2018

Salem sewage plant getting $3 million to update cogeneration facility
Virginia Barreda in Statesman Journal, November 4, 2018

Oregon Tech awards geo expert with inaugural award
Herald & News, October 31, 2018

Oregon farms, ranches land federal renewable energy grants
George Plaven in Capital Press, October 30, 2018

Majority of Americans Want Cleaner Energy From Renewable Resources
Mary H.J. Farrel in Consumer Reports, October 29, 2018

$40 billion in savings or more risk left at Hanford? Feds rethink radioactive waste
Annette Cary in Tri-City Herald, October 9, 2018

The Hurricanes, and Climate-Change Questions, Keep Coming. They’re Linked.
Henry Fountain in The New York Times, October 11, 2018

Boardman to Hemingway applies for site approval
Antonio Sierra in East Oregonian, October 11, 2018

New tool helps states identify EV policies that work, and those that don’t
Robert Walton in Utility Dive, October 11, 2018

Tussle Over Towers
Casey Crowley in Baker City Herald, October 17, 2018

Oregon energy utility CEOs emphasize affordability, reliability white cutting carbon
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, October 19, 2018

A Rare Political Common Ground: Rooftop Solar
Courtney Flatt in OPB, October 17, 2018

Wave energy buoyed by land purchase, marine surveys
Bret Yager in the News Times, October 4, 2018

States spent $400M more last year on energy efficiency, ACEEE finds
Robert Walton in Utility Dive, October 5, 2018

Settlement allows beehive solar project to go forward
Mateusz Perkowski in Capital Press, October 5, 2018

This Hanford waste is so nasty it’s kept under 13 feet of water. Feds say it needs more time to deal with it
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, October 6, 2018

Energy Trust measures success in watts, therms
Brenna Wiegand in Capital Press, October 4, 2018

Washington regulators approve tight rules on community solar
Catherine Morehouse in UtilityDive, October 4, 2018

Jordan Cove LNG resubmits application with Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Nicholas A. Johnson in The World, October 3, 2018

Gov. Kate Brown Wants Environmental Rules Upheld in Oregon When Feds Roll Them Back
Jes Burns in OPB, October 3, 2018

Coos Bay City Council presented with new energy model Community Choice Aggregation
Nicholas A. Johnson in The World, October 3, 2018

Forestry carbon offsets create opportunities for rural landowners
Caleb Diehl in Oregon Business, October 3, 2018

Skilled to Work: LCC Offers Two-year Online Energy Management Program
Brady Wakayama in KEZI, October 1, 2018