Energy in the News

Efficiency leads 2019 energy job growth prospects
Robert Walton in Utility Dive, March 7, 2019

Oil and gas advertising spree signals industry’s dilemma
Anjli Raval and Leslie Hook in Portland Business Journal, March 6, 2019

Part of Oregon’s pot tax could go to help natural resource agencies
Tracy Loew in the Salem Statesman Journal, March 4, 2019

Methane in the atmosphere is surging, and that’s got scientist worried
Julia Rosen in Los Angeles Times, March 2, 2019

EOCI cuts $300K in energy use
Phil Wright in the East Oregonian, February 23, 2019

As More Electric Cars Arrive, What’s The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?
Camila Domonoske in OPB, February 28, 2019

Richland nuclear plant kept under order to heat the frigid Northwest
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, February 28, 2019

‘My roof is cleared, house is warm now where can I help’: Oakridge community bands together after snowstorm
Morgan Romero in KGW, February 28, 2019

‘Everybody’s run out of food’: Oakridge residents without power for 3 days after massive snowstorm
Morgan Romero in KGW, February 27, 2019

PGE project will combine wind, solar and batteries in Morrow County
Jayati Ramakrishnan and Phil Wright in the East Oregonian, February 13, 2019

PGE unveils one-of-a-kind renewable project with partner NextEra
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, February 13, 2019

Oregon solar jobs slide for second straight year
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, February 12, 2019

SunPower begins panel production at former SolarWorld plant in Hillsboro
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, February 7, 2019

Clean Energy: Catching and releasing Oregon waves for power
Bob Sack in the Lake Oswego Review, February 14, 2019

PGE will spend $160 million on massive renewable energy project in Eastern Oregon
Mike Rogoway in The Oregonian, February 13, 2019

Tens of thousands weigh in on Jordan Cove LNG terminal and pipeline permit
Ted Sickinger in The Oregonian, February 6, 2019

Cypress Creek backs clean energy project in Klamath schools
Herald & News, February 3, 2019

Here’s how much California is spending to put electric cars on the road
Rob Nikolewski in the San Diego Union-Tribune, February 3, 2019

Wilsonville to add electric vehicle hub
Corey Buchanan in Wilsonville Spokesman, January 30, 2019

As solar-plus-storage surges, can smart devices help overcome deployment barriers
Herman K. Trabish in Utility Dive, January 29, 2019

The United States is expected to export more energy than it imports by 2020
U.S. Energy Information Administration, January 29, 2019

Energy Jobs: More Shuffles at Tesla, Layoffs at Cypress Creek, PG&E Departures Just Beginning
Katherine Tweed in Greentech Media, January 31, 2019

Potentially cheaper, faster Hanford radioactive waste treatment to be tested
Annette Cary in Tri-City Herald, January 28, 2019

Temporary rules restrict Oregon solar development
Mateusz Perkowski in Capital Press, January 28, 2019

Oregon Clean Energy Jobs Bill: An Economic Engine And A Decarbonization Catalyst
Silvio Marcacci in Forbes, January 22, 2019

Oregon could effectively ban solar farms, but first a bunch of new ones will be built
Bill Poehler in Salem Statesman Journal, January 18, 2019

A highly radioactive dumping ground near the Columbia River is clean and returning to nature
Annette Cary in the Tri-City Herald, January 21, 2019

Douglas County court nullifies key Jordan Cove Energy Permit project
Max Egener in The News-Review, January 23, 2019

Oregon Green New Deal movement emerges
Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal, January 24, 2019

EVs Sweep Greenest List as Auto Industry Undergoes Major Shifts
Maxine Chikumbo in ACEEE, January 23, 2019

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