Oregon's city and county leaders are scrambling to understand how electricity supplies will be affected by power-hogging indoor marijuana growers after recreational pot becomes legal in the state.
America's national emblem is the highlight of a celebration in Central Oregon this weekend.
New reports say that Northwest states have the capacity to transition almost completely from fossil fuels to renewables in just 15 years - and that doing so would provide a significant economic boost.
Renewable energy | Technology | Energy | Business | NewsThe Register Guard | Dec. 15, 2014 11:32 a.m. | Junction City, Oregon
The financial backers of an avant-garde biogas power plant south of Junction City that is heavily subsidized by the public are engaged in a messy dispute over the facility, which turns truckloads of food waste into electricity.
Waste Managment doubling capacity of its gas power plant at the Columbia Ridge Landfill and Recycling Center in Arlington.
A turbine recently installed on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation is the first wind turbine to be built on a Native American reservation in the Pacific Northwest.
local | Renewable energy | News | BusinessOPB | Feb. 28, 2014 4:04 p.m. | Bend, Oregon
Members of the public have until the last week of March to weigh in on a proposal that would expand geothermal exploration near the Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Central Oregon.
local | Renewable energy | News | Business | EducationOPB | Dec. 23, 2013 2:18 p.m. | Bend, Oregon
The town of Lakeview is putting the finishing touches on its new geothermal heating system. The system is being used to heat the town's four schools as well as its hospital.