News updates from Solar Oregon
Solar Oregon is excited to announce the recipients of three $10,000 mini-grants to non-profits and local governments in Oregon to increase the deployment of rooftop solar. The three Oregon solar projects that were awarded the grants are in the communities of Bend, Eugene, and Happy Valley.
We want to make learning about self-sufficiency fun and provide you with hands-on know-how. Wanna grow your own organic and grass-fed food? Check. Lower your utility bills with solar or wind energy? You know it. Build with greener materials? Yep. Use herbs to spice up meals and keep you healthy? Gotcha covered at the Mother Earth News Fair this June in Albany Oregon.
In SW Portland, the Hillsdale Solar Coalition offers discounts on group solar energy home installations and passes the savings along to local schools.
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Logie as the new Executive Director of Solar Oregon. Ms. Logie brings over 25 years of experience working for regional and statewide associations in energy and transportation.
Solar Oregon and the Washington State Department of Commerce invites local governments and nonprofit groups to apply for the Solar Now! Funding and Training Opportunity. Six $10,000 grants will be awarded in Oregon and Washington to support solar bulk purchase campaigns (solarize campaigns), community solar projects, or other projects that will increase deployment of distributed solar electric systems.