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Oregon


California Braces for New Reliability Crisis as Wildfire Threatens Crucial Intertie

The rapidly spreading Bootleg Fire tripped off transmission lines that transport power from the Pacific Northwest to California and other states over the weekend, prompting the California Independent System Operator…


DOE Providing $27 Million for Wave Energy Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it will provide as much as $27 million in federal funding for research and development projects designed to advance the efficient conversion…


Solar, Storage Among New Projects in Texas

Several companies have announced new energy projects in Texas, including three utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS), and a solar farm that will benefit customers in the western part of…


Portland General Electric: New law will boost zero-emission vehicles in Oregon, reducing state's impact on climate change

PORTLAND, Ore., June 19, 2019 — Oregon took a major step forward toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector thanks to Senate Bill 1044, passed in the Legislature Tuesday and headed…


Solar, Wind, Storage Come Together in Oregon Project

A renewable energy project in eastern Oregon is being touted as the first in the U.S. to combine wind and solar power with battery storage. Portland General Electric (PGE) plans…