Oregon gets rural energy grants

Oregon gets rural energy grants

The Oregon Department of Energy and the U.S. Forest Service issued six grants to small wood energy project operators.

Each of the six projects, which will share the Oregon Department of Energy's $168,000 in grants, are east of the Cascades.The grants are part of the Wood Energy Cluster Pilot Project that the state launched last year.

The projects aim "to help develop Oregon’s renewable bioenergy industry and complement forest restoration activities."

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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