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Portland expected to approve commercial efficiency rebate program

The Portland City Council is expected to vote to approve a rebate program to help small businesses make energy efficiency improvements, called Bucks for Buildings.

Deputy U.S. Energy Secretary to tour wind farm

Deputy U.S. Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman is touring the Shepherds Flat wind farm in eastern Oregon.

Cascadia earthquake could cause $32B in losses

The next Cascadia earthquake will kill thousands and cause more than $32 billion in losses to the Oregon economy, a state panel says.

EV industry sparks $266.5M impact in Oregon

A report completed by Portland State University researchers found that Oregon's electric vehicle industry created more than 1,500 jobs and sparked $266.5 million in economic activity.

OSU statewide budget flat

Oregon State University's statewide public services may have to eliminate 30 faculty positions under Gov. Kitzhaber's proposed budget.

VC fund raising $10M for sustainable businesses in Northwest

Former ShoreBank Pacific CEO David Williams joined Brock Metcalf at Reference Capital to raise a $10 million fund to make investments in sustainable Oregon and Washington businesses.

Propane company wants to open facility in Goshen

Texas-based Pinnacle Propane plans to spend $2 million to open a multistage propane-tank facility in Goshen, creating 36 Lane County jobs.