News updates from Solar Oregon
The goal for the pilot program: Solar energy for 50 new homes by Aug. 31. Four months later, Solar Beaverton didn't quite hit its goal of 50 -- 45 homes signed contracts, with a few others still in negotiations -- but city officials who sponsored the project say they're pleased with the results nonetheless.
With a background in green building and community development, James Santana has been a part of the Pringle Creek development team since the property was purchased in 2005, helping plan and design Oregon’s first LEED Platinum home, the Pringle Creek cottage; and Painters Hall, Oregon’s first LEED Platinum net-zero-energy commercial building.
A three part series, these Goal Net Zero (GNZ) discussions are great follow up for anyone that has attended a past GNZ tour or just wanting to learn more about net zero concepts, design and building science.
Political Forum on Energy and Sustainability • Meet local candidates • Learn where they stand on energy and sustainability issues • Submit questions on the issues that matter to you • Network with energy professionals • Surprise guests
Solar Drinks is an opportunity for folks in the greater Portland area to meet other community members who support renewable energy. Come join us for a relaxed social and networking event where you can speak with Solar Oregon staff, solar industry members and your neighbors about any topic under the sun!