Energy in the News

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

Racing winter, high-risk Hanford radioactive tunnel will be filled now
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, September 28, 2018

Pacific Power updating meter reading technology
Janelle Polcyn in The News-Review

Ag land continues to attract alternative energy development
Brad Carlson in Capital Press, September 27, 2018

More power to SOU
Kaylee Tornay in the Mail Tribune, September 25, 2018

Cheaper Battery Is Unveiled as a Step to a Carbon-Free Grid
Ivan Penn in the New York Times, September 26, 2018

The Sun Sets. The Wind Dies. But Energy Data Is Relentless.
Ivan Penn in the New York Times, September 26, 2018

Oregon prepares to take another run at cap and trade
Aubrey Wieber in the Salem Reporter, September 26, 2018

‘Wave Energy on the Oregon Coast’ is topic
Newport News Times, September 27, 2018

As residential energy storage booms, LG enters market with expandable battery
Robert Walton in UtilityDive, September 25, 2018

Oregon could produce one-fifth of its natural gas with renewable green energy
Steve Law in the Portland Tribune, September 24, 2018

Advocates want more local choice in electricity
Edward Stratton in Daily Astorian, September 24, 2018

Oregon Wave Energy Test Site Rebranded as PacWave
U.S. Department of Energy, September 14, 2018

Oregon wind developer contemplates super-tall turbines
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, September 14, 2018

Senators tout Oregon projects in energy, water spending bill
KTVZ on September 13, 2018

Suzanne Bonamici gets $105 million for marine power research at OSU
Jeff Manning in The Oregonian, September 14, 2018

California Sets Goal of 100 Percent Clean Electric Power by 2045
Camila Domonoske in OPB, September 10, 2018

US court dismisses industry challenge to Oregon fuel standards
Brian Scheid in S&P Global, September 7, 2018

How Oregon Works: State's utility line workers among nation's highest paid
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, September 6, 2018

Controversial Hanford cleanup plan needs more hearings, say U.S. senators
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, September 6, 2018

Oregon regulators put PacifiCorp coal on the hot seat
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, September 6, 2018

You've Heard of Outsourced Jobs, but Outsourced Pollution? It's Real, and Tough to Tally Up
Brad Plumer in the New York Times, September 4, 2018

'Zero energy,' countless benefits
Lucy Kleiner in Lake Oswego Review, September 5, 2018

Energy company pitches biofuel plant
Courtney Vaughn in Portland Tribune, September 4, 2018

Cities Sign Up To Zero-Carbon Buildings By 2030
Mike Scott in Forbes, September 5, 2018

Western grid integration, back in Oregon, fails again in California
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, September 4, 2018

U.S. Energy-related CO2 emissions fell slightly in 2017
U.S. Energy Information Administration, September 5, 2018

The Oregon Department of Energy Recommends Denying Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas Project an Exemption
Nigel Jacquiss in the Willamette Week, September 1, 2018

Idaho Power has enough power supply to last through 2026
Xavier Ward in Idaho Press, August 31, 2018

Second Hanford radioactive tunnel collapse expected. And it could be more severe
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, August 28, 2018

Smart meter readings are a valid 'warrantless search,' court rules
Robert Walton in Utility Dive, August 21, 2018

Oregon utility regulators want more say on climate, cost equity issues
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, August 24, 2018

Caucus discusses impacts of carbon reduction on coastal communities
Claire Withycombe in the Portland Tribune, August 23, 2018

How the Energy Trust of Oregon Helps Cannabis Cultivators Improve Energy Efficiency
Melissa Schiller in Cannabis Business Times, August 20, 2018

State tells Hanford 'no.' Stabilizing the radioactive waste tunnel must wait
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, August 13, 2018

EPUD Becomes First Electric Utility To Capitalize On The Oregon Clean Fuels Program
Alec Cowan in KLCC, August 14, 2018

An offer utilities can't refuse: the low cost of utility-scale solar 
Herman K. Trabish in Utility Dive, August 9, 2018

Oregon State University -- busy as beavers
Stuart Reitz in the Argus Observer, August 12, 2018

OSU-Cascades wants to produce as much energy as it uses
Jackson Hogan in The Bulletin, August 10, 2018

Stalled E. Oregon gas-fired power plant seeks more time
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, August 10, 2018

Tillamook Row aiming for net zero
Josh Kulla in the Daily Journal of Commerce, August 9, 2018

Oregon Supreme Court approves tax to fund state EV rebates
Catherine Morehouse in UtilityDive, August 7, 2018

Wind turbine sparks grass fire
Jade McDowell in the East Oregonian, August 3, 2018

Hanford contractor official accused of fraud will pay $124,000
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, August 6, 2018

Power Worth Less Than Zero Spreads as Green Energy Floods the Grid
Jesper Starn in Bloomberg, August 6, 2018

The Floor for Ultra-Low Solar Bids? $14 per Megawatt-Hour
Emma Foehringer Merchant in Greentech Media, August 2, 2018

Windmill fire spreads to 2,000 acres near Arlington
KGW Staff, August 2, 2018

U.S. coal shipments reach their lowest levels in years
U.S. Energy Information Administration, August 3, 2018

Oregon Supreme Court ruling clears way for electric-vehicle rebates
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, August 2, 2018

Portland's Avangrid Renewables embarks on a green balancing act
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, August 1, 2018