At long last, ZeaChem is making ethanol at its 250,000-gallon demonstration biorefinery in northeastern Oregon, using non-food feedstocks.
Oregon Ron Wyden is back with a bill to make it easier for geothermal developers to expand onto land adjacent to proven geothermal hot spots.
If an Ewok and a Hobbit collaborated on a house together, this passive-house design by Robert Oshatz for a Portland residence may be what they come up with.
Oregon’s Caithness Shepherds Flat wind farm is able to create up to 845 megawatts of emission-free wind power (enough electricity to power nearly 260,000 homes).
Preliminary results out of Oregon suggest a joint effort between utilities and conservation advocates is the perfect recipe for making energy efficiency the norm.
Oregon adopts a plan for its seacoast that aims to protect natural resources and coastal views, while encouraging wave energy development.
The town of Newport, on the Oregon coast, is selected to be the site of the first utility-scale, grid connected wave energy test site in the United States.
Oregon’s Pumpkin Ridge Passive House, currently being built with super-insulated walls and airtight windows, is expected to have energy bills that average just $50 per year.
Retro-chic shoe company Keen Footwear has moved into an old Portland, Ore, warehouse space and made it new again, using many green building retrofit techniques along the way.
A natural builder interested in communal living constructed a “tiny dome home” in Oregon out of locally sourced, recycled and reclaimed materials for just $200.