Officials are considering reviving hydroelectric power at the dam, but expense is a concern.
Funded by a federal grant, Paisley will boast Oregon's first commercial geothermal plant.
The state is making changes to the Business Energy Tax Credit to cut down on costs.
Sanyo Solar of Oregon starts production in Salem, bringing green jobs and an economic jolt.
Uni-Chem is among the foreign companies discovering Oregon's potential as a solar hub.