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SoloPower Portland jobs to pay an average of $51,000

Manufacturing jobs at Portland's new SoloPower plant will pay an average of $51,000.

ZeaChem joins renewable fuel campaign

ZeaChem joined a new coalition, Fuels America, to defend the U.S. renewable fuel standard.

Developer eyes property near UO

Demand for new University of Oregon student housing is soaring, as a developer considers building a 12-story apartment tower near campus.

PERS to announce employer contribution rates

Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System Board is set to approve employer contribution rates.

Portland's economy grows

Portland's economy expanded faster than normal in July, topping the rest of the state, according to a University of Oregon index.

Manufacturing jobs a social equalizer

Portland's manufacturing jobs pay more, and offer economic equity for minorities.

Canola fight pits organic foodies against biofuel advocates

The Willamette Valley's controversy over growing canola for biofuel is creating a conflict between producers of organic foods and renewable energy.