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Does solar work in Oregon?

Yes! Oregon has a rainy reputation, but did you know that solar energy is Oregon’s most abundant renewable energy resource? Oregon has a good solar resource that can be put to work.

 

Yes! Oregon has a rainy reputation, but did you know that solar energy is Oregon’s most abundant renewable energy resource? Oregon has a good solar resource that can be put to work.

West of the Cascade mountain range, our sunny summers offset our cloudy winters, giving Portland and Eugene as much annual solar energy as the national average.

Germany is installing more new solar energy systems per capita in the world than any other country, yet its capital, Berlin, receives less sun than the cloudiest location in Oregon, near Astoria.

 
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