Energy in the News

Hanford’s $17 billion vit plant is at ‘serious risk’ of not being finished on time
Tri-City Herald, September 4, 2019

COCC adding electric car charging stations in Madras and Redmond
Bend Bulletin, September 3, 2019

Researchers estimate how 'The Big One' earthquake could hit electrical grid
Portland Business Journal, August 28, 2019

Student project adds solar power to Warrenton High School
The Daily Astorian, August 26, 2019

Is the plug-in hybrid beginning a long goodbye?
EnergyWire, August 23, 2019

Ashland is a leader in electric vehicle use
Ashland Tidings, August 23, 2019

Oregon gains on electric vehicle goal, but still off pace
Portland Business Journal, August 21, 2019

Comment period ends Thursday on Idaho Power’s B2H Transmission Line
Ontario Argus Observer, August 21, 2019

Hood River EV car-share project gets $548K federal grant
Portland Business Journal, August 16, 2019

Grid inefficiencies releasing 1B tons of GHGs
EnergyWire, August 15, 2019

Wyoming wind farm making same power with 80% fewer turbines
ABC News, August 14, 2019

Most profitable part of solar power is switching currents
Bloomberg, August 7, 2019

Giant Batteries Supercharge Wind and Solar Plans
Wall Street Journal, August 11, 2019

Installing Solar Panels on Agricultural Lands Maximizes Their Efficiency, New Study Shows
Nature World News, August 9, 2019

Oregon fishermen pull debris from ocean, recycle it to generate electricity
KGW8, August 8, 2019

Making solar power real
La Grande Observer, August 5, 2019

Oregonians urged to help environment by hang drying clothes
Eric Tegethoff, Oregon News Service, August 04, 2019

Gov. Brown signs renewable gas bill
KOIN, July 31, 2019

Case study looks at lessons from LNG fight
Nicole Bales, The Astorian, July 26, 2019

Bonneville faces promises and perils in changing markets
Hal Bernton, Associated Press, July 23, 2019

These states are producing the most renewable energy. Where does yours rank?
Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall Street , July 26, 2019

PGE plan calls for more renewables, energy storage
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, July 22, 2019

Wind energy in the western U.S. is growing — and so are conflicts
Sierra Dawn McClain in Capital Press, July 18, 2019

PGE offers rebate to pay customers who cut energy use
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, July 16, 2019

Electric vehicle charging stations installed at Oregon Walmart stores
Hood River News, July 13, 2019

Congressman blocks DOE from reclassifying high level radioactive waste
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, July 12, 2019

Gov. Brown signs zero-emissions vehicle target bill
KTVZ.com on July 16, 2019

Plutonium-contaminated Hanford ‘canyon’ is deteriorating. Environment is at risk study says
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, July 6, 2019

GE gas plant to close 20 years early, become battery storage site — sign of the times
Phil Dzikiy in Electrek, June 24, 2019

Oregon restricts solar development on prime farmland
Cassandra Profita in OPB, July 6, 2019

Solar + wind + storage developers ‘gearing up’ as hybrid projects edge to market
Herman K. Trabish in Utility Dive, July 9, 2019

Which States Build the Greenest
Michael Kolomatsky in The New York Times, July 11, 2019

Idaho Power submits clean energy plan
Local News 8, July 2, 2019

Global Energy Demand Can Only Increase
Jude Clemente in Forbes, July 5, 2019

Progress is blowing in the wind
Phil Wright in the East Oregonian, June 29, 2019

Largest wind turbine blade shipment unloads in Vancouver
McKenna Ross in The Oregonian, June 26, 2019

Next Round of Jordan Cove LNG Public Hearings Planned for Southwest Oregon
Jes Burns in OPB, June 21, 2019

Power Problems
Samantha O’Conner in the Baker City Herald, June 21, 2019

Solar project off Elk Drive in early planning stages
Tony Ahern in The Madras Pioneer, June 12, 2019

ODOE holding B2H meetings in Pendleton and Boardman
East Oregonian, June 17, 2019

Solar panels installed on Boys & Girls Club O’Bryan building in Albany
Kyle Odegard in Albany Democrat-Herald, June 17, 2019

Council to hear testimony at B2H meeting
Dick Mason in The Observer, June 17, 2019

Oregon Wave Energy Testing Project Moves Forward
Jes Burns in OPB, June 10, 2019

Giant Oregon wind farm seeks bigger turbines
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, June 5, 2019

Oregon Utility Announces Wildlife Prevention Policies In Wake Of California Tragedies
Erin Ross in OPB, June 13, 2019

Governor’s Plan to Eliminate Oregon Department of Energy is on Hold
Chris Lehman on Jefferson Public Radio, June 13, 2019

FERC announces public comment hearings for Jordan Cove Project
Nicholas A. Johnson in The World, June 5, 2019

LTD creates a buzz with electric buses
Dylan Darling in Register-Guard, June 3, 2019

Port of Hood River considers solar project at Hood River Airport
Emily Fitzgerald in Hood River News, June 5, 2019

Climate change could pose ‘existential threat’ by 2050: report
Julia Hollingsworth on CNN, June 4, 2019

New nuclear waste plan for Hanford is ‘reckless and dangerous’ says state
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, June 5, 2019