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|Friday, October 14, 2011|
Lucid Energy Inc. and the city of Portland will sign a memorandum of understanding to work together in developing an in-pipe hydropower system.
Gregg Semler, the Portland venture capitalist who was tapped to lead Lucid Energy as its CEO, said the Portland MOU is not about proving the technology.
"Our collaboration with the Portland Water Bureau is about scaling the product line and creating more local jobs targeting the opportunity for clean energy," Semler said.
"The city has also agreed to introduce us to like-minded cities in the U.S. and abroad that share Portland’s focus on shifting to more sustainable, renewable sources of energy," he added.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.
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A new report highlights how Oregon bankers are giving back to their communities.
Since 1932 Tidewater Transportation & Terminals (operating as Tidewater Barge Lines and Tidewater Terminal Company) has operated a multicommodity transportation and terminal company based in Vancouver, Washington. The friendly expression on the company’s shipping containers reflects the attitude of about 330 safety and community-conscious employees but belies how complicated the barge business really is.
The Port of The Dalles has run marine facilities since the 1930s, but they are part of a larger mission to strengthen the local economy. They focus on regional economic development with a strong bent toward adding good-paying jobs in high tech, manufacturing and other industries.
The Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
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