News Archive

November 17, 2017

Buying or Selling a Home in Oregon?

For Immediate Release: Portland, Oregon (November 2017) – Coldwell Banker Bain real estate broker Ron “Mac” McDowell, a lifetime member of Solar Oregon, has formed a unique partnership with the Solar Oregon, a 501© 3 non-profit organization. Coldwell Banker Bain makes donations to support the work of their brokers and in support their broker causes, […]

November 01, 2017

Solar Oregon Annual Meeting December 2, 2017

Join Oregon’s solar advocates for Solar Oregon’s 2017 annual meeting! Our theme is Community Energy Preparedness and What’s Next for Solar in Oregon. Lunch tickets are available for purchase, it will include a hot lunch and a beverage. Please consider an end of year donation to Solar Oregon to help us continue our education and […]

August 17, 2017

Oregon’s Residential Energy Tax Credit Sunsets 12/31/17

The Residential Energy Tax Credit (RETC) program is scheduled to sunset on December 31, 2017. This program has offered Oregonians up to $6,000 as a credit taken over four years, depending on the solar capacity of your solar system. See RETC Rate Chart for more information: To qualify for a tax credit: – Contract […]

July 27, 2017

Clean Energy Incentives Left Behind by the Legislature

Oregon has always been seen as a leader in clean energy. Before “climate change” or even “clean energy” were commonplace terms, Oregon was helping individuals make clean energy investments. In the late 1970s, the legislature created the Residential Energy Tax Credit (RETC) to provide incentives to Oregonians to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy. […]

June 30, 2017

ACTION ALERT: Contact Your Legislators to Support a New Residential Solar Incentive

ACTION ALERT: Still Time to Contact Your Legislators to Support a New Residential Solar Incentive! CALL TO ACTION! UPDATE, 6/30/2017: Thank you to everyone who has called or sent an e-mail to your legislators. It’s making a difference! If you haven’t had a chance to contact your legislator, there’s still time. The original action alert […]