OPB | April 26, 2013 1:39 p.m.
Oregon farmers who oppose the growing of canola in Willamette Valley are taking that fight to court. The coalition, which includes The Center for Food Safety and Friends of Family Farmers, filed their lawsuit earlier this month with the Oregon Court of Appeals.
OPB | April 18, 2013 1:58 p.m.
In Central Oregon, the quest to harness geothermal heat deep below the ground is picking up steam. The Bureau of Land Management has just published an Environmental Assessment for a geothermal exploration southeast of Bend.
OPB | April 03, 2013 10:54 a.m.
A coworker of mine is in a sticky situation: He's been asked to move a tree that has grown so tall it now casts a shadow on his neighbor's rooftop solar panel.
OPB | March 13, 2013 6:21 a.m.
The ZeaChem biorefinery in Boardman is officially producing ethanol from sawdust.
OPB | March 05, 2013 1:27 p.m.
A major cellulosic ethanol project is underway in Boardman, but the U.S. is hopelessly behind on reaching its targets for production nationwide.
OPB | March 04, 2013 3:24 p.m.
Operators of a geothermal power plant in Malheur County say that facility is producing more electricity than originally anticipated.
Ecotrope | Feb. 25, 2013 8:44 a.m.
The city of Portland is nearing final approval on a new system that will generate hydropower inside city water pipes.
Ecotrope | Dec. 19, 2012 5:06 a.m.
A Corvallis startup called Inspired Light is developing solar cells that are both more efficient and less expensive than conventional solar panels.
Ecotrope | Nov. 14, 2012 2:03 a.m.
Sustainable Business Oregon interviewed outgoing Vestas Americas president Martha Wyrsch, who has decided to leave the company in December.
Ecotrope | Nov. 09, 2012 8:43 a.m.
I went to the Clean & Affordable Energy Conference in Portland today and listened to a panel on the role of natural gas in the future of clean energy.