Energy and utilities

Energy and utilities
Wave energy projects face challenges
June 2007
Friday, June 01, 2007

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Now that the backslapping in Salem over this year’s renewable energy bill has died down, here’s the real news about wave energy: It’s going to be at least five years before the state discovers which, if any, of the seven much-touted wave energy projects are viable.

 

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February '07 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

 

 

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LNG terminals ignite a statewide controversy
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

LNG1.gifLiquid natural gas is a story, like so many in an energy-fixated world, that begins and ends with demand. Not just a demand for cleaner, cheaper or more sustainable, but a demand for more. More for Europe. More for Asia. A whole lot more for North America.

 

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MADRAS
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

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“The hump,” as locals call it, was many things during its storied past. It began as a brick building...Pelton Round Butte, a series of three hydroelectric dams on the Deschutes River, is certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute as a green-power generator.

 

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THE DALLES
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

A Massachusetts company is proposing a 60-megawatt wind turbine project on Seven Mile Hill about five miles west of The Dalles.

 

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