News updates from Solar Oregon
Solar Oregon selected a home built by Cellar Ridge Custom Homes of McMinnville to be on its Goal Net Zero Home Tour, according to owner John Mead. Zero energy use is possible by generating as much renewable energy on site as is used.
We are prepping for the 2010 Goal Net Zero and we need help stuffing the folders that will be handed out to participants on Saturday with collateral that will be provided.
Fourteen Oregon wineries claim to be the first in the country to complete a carbon reduction program. The Vineyard growers believe climate change is real and that reducing carbon emissions will lead to temperature stabilization here in Oregon.
ln the summer of 2008, Tad Everhart decided to attend training at the Passive House Institute US in Urbana, Ill., to become certified as a passive-house consultant.
Oregon hopes to replicate Germany’s success with its own feed-in tariff, which would allow a maximum of 25 megawatts of small-scale (500 kilowatt-hours or less) solar photovoltaic projects to be reimbursed by participating utilities for the power they produce.