Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
"By helping Oregon businesses access our shared-user network of university research expertise and lab equipment, firms can more quickly commercialize new products and services, which leads to new jobs and addresses some of the world’s energy and environmental challenges," said David Kenney, Oregon BEST director, in a news release.
Oregon grass-seed growers hope to start spinning their ocean of post-harvest straw into gold. The state business energy tax credit will help.
The leaders of the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition, a bipartisan group representing citizens across the nation, have convened to address some of America’s most pressing needs — job creation, secure energy supplies and cost-effective carbon emissions reductions.
Jeff Ramp is the first PGE customer to generate electricity under a pilot program in which utilities pay homeowners for power produced from solar panels.
The world's most high-profile climate change sceptic is to declare that global warming is "undoubtedly one of the chief concerns facing the world today" and "a challenge humanity must confront", in an apparent U-turn that will give a huge boost to the embattled environmental lobby.