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"Solar program to pay Oregonians premium rates for power they generate"

"Solar program to pay Oregonians premium rates for power they generate"

Feed In Tariff -- Oregonians who install solar panels will soon be eligible to receive checks from utility companies at premium rates for the power they generate.

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"Grape Solar takes wraps off expansion plans in Eugene"

"Grape Solar takes wraps off expansion plans in Eugene"

on Wednesday, Grape made it clear it would like to ripen into a manufacturer with the capacity to employ as many as 200 workers in economically depressed Lane County. The company signed a lease for 53,000 square feet of factory space in Eugene, with an eye toward a $10 million plant with the capacity to churn out 100 megawatts of solar panels annually.

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"Pilot home solar plans are worth exploring"

It is motivating to see local residents take an active interest in pursuing solar power as an alternative source of electricity to power their homes. Solar power is one of many forms of electricity production worth exploring as the nation and the state consider ways to reduce reliance on foreign oil and coal as sources of power to turn America on.

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"Volunteer Puts Passion to Work in New Solar Career"

"Volunteer Puts Passion to Work in New Solar Career"

2009 marked a transition year for Jeff Friedman. An engineering veteran in the semiconductor industry for 25 years, Friedman found himself amongst thousands of other technical jobseekers in the middle of a shrinking semiconductor capital equipment market and a slowing world economy. Fourteen months later, Friedman has been reborn as a Solar Oregon board member and an energy consultant at LiveLight Energy LLC, a full-service solar design and install company in Oregon. Solar Oregon interviews Friedman on his path to solar.

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Oregon Green Expo

Powered by forward thinking businesses and organizations, this year’s Oregon Green Expo will showcase resourceful products and educate green enthusiasts, as well as the curious “going green” public. The emerging Green Economy will vitalize and empower business and job growth.

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