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Pacific Power seeks 17% Oregon rate hike

The electric company says it’s trying to raise $304 million to pay for renewable power sources and invest in upgrades to the grid, and also to pay for costs associated with wildfires. If approved, the rate increased would go into effect in 2025.



How to handle a winter power outage

A massive storm is causing disruptions across the Midwest and is expected to affect other parts of the U.S., including Oregon, throughout the weekend. Here's how to prepare for a possible power outage.



Milwaukie Mayor Mark Gamba speaks during a rally for climate action at the Capitol in Salem, Ore., Feb. 11, 2020. Milwaukie declared a climate emergency earlier in the year.

Lawmakers and activists petition Oregon AG to investigate NW Natural

About two dozen environmental organizations and eight elected officials have sent a public letter to Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum calling for her to follow up on misleading and false information put out by NW Natural about the health impacts of gas stoves.


Geothermal energy is a boon for Klamath Falls, but only in certain spots

The power of geothermal energy has been tapped for heating homes and offices for decades in Klamath Falls. But high maintenance costs — and the geographic availability of hot water — help explain why not everyone there uses geothermal energy.




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