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"SolarWorld to focus growth on U.S., Europe"

"SolarWorld to focus growth on U.S., Europe"

SolarWorld announced Wednesday that it sold its shares in a joint venture production site in South Korea. The company will instead focus on expanding its manufacturing capacity at its sites in the United Sates and in Germany.

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"Family harvests solar power in place of crops"

"Family harvests solar power in place of crops"

This past week the largest ground-mounted solar farm in the region went on line at the 88-acre Lever Family Farm in Aurora.

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Meet the Energy Trust of Oregon's new Senior Residential Solar Project Manager

Meet the Energy Trust of Oregon's new Senior Residential Solar Project Manager

Rob Del Mar has joined Energy Trust of Oregon as their new Senior Residential Solar Project Manager.

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"2011 ASES Trip Report"

"2011 ASES Trip Report"

Solar Oregon Board Member Kacia Brockman reports back on her participation in the American Solar Energy Society conference in Raleigh, NC.

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"Renewable Energy Leaders Detail $5.4 Billion Investment in Oregon Economy"

Leaders from diverse sectors - including business, rural counties, labor and education - detail the many ways in which renewable energy investments are benefitting Oregon's economy, communities and environment.

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"Businesses utilize Solarize Pendleton"

"Businesses utilize Solarize Pendleton"

Five local businesses in Pendleton are installing solar arrays thanks to the Solarize Pendleton program.

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"BETC facing massive cutbacks"

"BETC facing massive cutbacks"

The Oregon Business Energy Tax Credit program, accustomed to having hundreds of millions of dollars worth of tax credits to issue each year, may soon have to share just $10 million with a handful of other programs.

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"Solar manufacturing advantage: Oregon"

"Solar manufacturing advantage: Oregon"

Sanyo Solar opened its $84 million Salem wafer-making plant two years ago, employs just over 200, pays at 150 percent above the average Marion County wage, and has been a strong advocate for solar in Oregon.

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"Oregon's solar supply chain fills in"

"Oregon's solar supply chain fills in"

SiC Processing doubled the production at its Swan Island plant last year. Over the last six years, the state’s success in landing companies including SolarWorld, Sanyo Solar, Solaicx and others has turned Oregon into the nation’s leader in the manufacturing of solar energy-generating products.

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Open House in Beaverton

Open House in Beaverton

Dan and Kendal McDonald will hold an open house on June 5th to encourage their fellow community members to participate in the Solar Beaverton Residential Home Program.

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SunRun Offers Financing Alternatives

SunRun Offers Financing Alternatives

Sunlight Solar is one of five solar contractors who now offer financing through SunRun, Inc. in Oregon.

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"LCC Gains Grant for Solar Power System Downtown"

When Lane Community College’s downtown campus is completed next year, it will include a 12kW solar power system on its roof, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Eugene Water & Electric Board.

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"Southern Oregon potato farm goes solar to cut power bills"

Southern Oregon potato farm goes solar to cut power bills

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