Energy and utilities

Energy and utilities
Return to nuclear power?
High Five
Thursday, December 10, 2009

As coal plants release more carbon emissions, nuclear power is considered as an alternative.

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Gresham plant goes solar
High Five
Wednesday, December 09, 2009

The state's largest ground-mounted solar facility is being installed at a Gresham plant.

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$88M grant supports efficiency
High Five
Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Two Oregon utilities are participating in a federal program to promote user efficiency.

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Solarize Portland catches fire
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

Energy_Trust_c0042Homeowners in a Southeast Portland neighborhood have banded together to buy and install solar panels, knocking significant chunks off the price through high-volume purchasing. The 6-month-old Solarize Portland program has wildly exceeded expectations.

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Red tape for green projects
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

Complications with the state's Construction Contractors Board (CCB) could cool the warm glow from incentives aimed at improving home energy use.

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