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!
Rally in Salem for solar-positive legislation
positive BETC analysis in SNL Financial
The Renewable Northwest Project estimates that the renewable energy industry has invested $5.4 billion in Oregon since 1998.
An Oregon food bank installs a 20.93 kW solar array.
Rural Pendleton is blazing an unlikely renewable energy trail, offering no-interest loans to spark interest in solar power and a group-buy philosophy to get better prices. More than 50 residents installed systems last year, and the program was expanded to more residents and to include businesses this year.
"Northwest Portland: Neighbors West-Northwest holding workshops, Q & A sessions about solarizing homes"
Rural Newberg couple installs a large solar array through a PGE power buy-back pilot program