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"Let the sun pay the bills"

"Let the sun pay the bills"

Rural Newberg couple installs a large solar array through a PGE power buy-back pilot program

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"ecoFLATS, Portland - the First Net Zero Apartments in the U.S."

"ecoFLATS, Portland - the First Net Zero Apartments in the U.S."

ecoFLATS, Portland - the First Net Zero Apartments in the U.S.

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"Solar-power program expanding to North and Northwest Portland"

"Solar-power program expanding to North and Northwest Portland"

Portland's pioneering community solar-power program is coming to North and Northwest Portland, giving residents there the chance to install home solar electric systems at a steeply discounted rate. Two neighborhood coalitions -- North Portland Community Services and Neighbors West-Northwest -- are organizing the program, which lets residents join to purchase home solar-power systems as a group, netting wholesale prices. Additional tax credits and a cash-incentive program help bring down costs even more.

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"Federal Solar Energy Plans Skip Oregon"

Top federal officials Thursday unveiled plans to accelerate large-scale solar energy developments across the West. But as Rob Manning reports, those plans don’t include Oregon.

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"Beer Bottle Solar Collector"

"Beer Bottle Solar Collector"

In July of 1979 the "Beer Bottle Solar Collector" by David E. Cowlishaw made the front page of the Springfield Gazzette in the Eugene Oregon area. The editorial commentary said "He's betting at least a six pack on it." The inventor didn't have editorial rights, the bottles are used as storage rather than collecting, and the "green" concepts of today were perhaps a little early for this concept. Obviously this concept is now public domain.

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