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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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"Study Finds Solar Panels Increase Home Values"

"Study Finds Solar Panels Increase Home Values"

A study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory of home sales in California shows that homes with PV systems sell for a premium that - on average - roughly equals the cost of the system!

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"Rally for Solar!"

"Rally for Solar!"

Rally in Salem for solar-positive legislation

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"Spotlight on state's $5.4bn success story"

"Spotlight on state's $5.4bn success story"

The Renewable Northwest Project estimates that the renewable energy industry has invested $5.4 billion in Oregon since 1998.

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Nonprofit’s solar system is expected to be a money saver

Nonprofit’s solar system is expected to be a money saver

An Oregon food bank installs a 20.93 kW solar array.

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