Tag: Oregon

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Tiny Oregon town hosts 1st wind-solar-battery hybrid plant

September 28, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A renewable energy plant being commissioned in Oregon on Sept. 28 that combines solar power, wind power, and massive batteries to store the energy generated there is the first utility-scale plant of its kind in North America. The project, which […]

Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

What Will It Take to Build Offshore Wind in Oregon?

October 22, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The wind speeds off the Oregon coast are some of the strongest anywhere. And according to a new study, the cost to harvest that resource using a floating offshore wind farm has dropped by approximately two-thirds since a pilot project […]

News and Policies, State

Oregon Legislature Passes Bill to Eliminate Coal from State Power Supply

March 4, 2016

Via: Power Magazine

The Oregon Senate passed a bill on March 2 that will require electric companies in the state to eliminate coal-fired resources from their electrical supplies by January 1, 2030. The bill—which passed in the senate by a 17–12 vote—had already […]

News and Policies, State

Citizen Groups Opposing South Dunes Power Plant

February 11, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

The Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) on Feb. 19 will consider legal arguments being put forth by a number of citizen groups that oppose the 420-MW South Dunes power plant. The power plant would serve the Jordan Cove liquefied […]