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Oregon ranked 3rd most energy-efficient state

November 18, 2014

Oregon was ranked the third most energy-efficient state—up from last year’s fourth place ranking—according to the 2014 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Massachusetts preserved its top ranking, followed by California in second place. In ACEEE’s most recent City Scorecard Report in 2013, Portland was named the second most […]

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What’s the most energy-efficient way to watch TV?

November 12, 2014

Now that chilly winter evenings are here, Oregonians are gearing up for more couch time. How energy efficient are your TV habits? Among the devices used to watch TV, set-top boxes are the most prolific, but there are more energy-efficient ways to watch TV. According to the “Energy Consumption of Consumer Electronics in U.S. Homes […]

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Energy Trust invites public comment on draft 2015 annual budget

October 31, 2014

Through November 19, Energy Trust of Oregon invites your feedback on its draft 2015 annual budget and 2015-2016 action plan. The budget will guide program and outreach strategies that help Oregon and southwest Washington utility customers save energy and generate renewable power. View the draft budget, action plan and key dates for public input. As […]

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Energy Trust to implement changes to gas-saving measures after Oregon Public Utility Commission docket decision

October 20, 2014

On September 30, the Oregon Public Utility Commission announced a decision on a portion of natural gas energy-efficiency measures and programs currently supported by Energy Trust through an OPUC exception to the cost-effectiveness requirement. This decision followed a public process conducted by the OPUC to gather data and information on the costs and benefits of […]

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