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Central Oregon museum puts energy efficiency on display

March 18, 2015

An investment in energy-efficient lighting at the High Desert Museum in Bend has produced multiple rewards for the 32-year-old visitor destination: the museum is saving energy and controlling costs while fulfilling its mission of natural resource stewardship. The museum showcases the natural and cultural resources found in Oregon’s high desert region. The museum’s facilities manager […]

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EPS homes showcased at remodeled home tour March 14-15

March 9, 2015

Energy Trust of Oregon is sponsoring the 2015 Professional Remodelers Organization Tour of Remodeled Homes on March 14-15, featuring 10 remodeled homes in the Portland metro area. Six of the featured homes have an EPSTM, Energy Trust’s energy performance score. EPS rates a home’s energy consumption, energy costs and carbon footprint, and assigns a score […]

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From left to right: 
City of Astoria Councilor Drew Herzig, Councilor Cindy Price, Councilor Zetty Nemlowill, Mayor Arline LaMear, Councilor Russ Warr, 
Sheila Holden, Pacific Power,
Peter West, Energy Trust,
Charlene Larsen, Pacific Power Blue Sky customer,
Jed Jorgensen, Energy Trust

City of Astoria unveils first renewable energy project

March 9, 2015

On March 2, the City of Astoria celebrated its first renewable energy project, a new 30-kilowatt hydroelectric turbine. Located near Bear Creek Reservoir, the hydropower system will save the city an estimated $9,000 in annual energy costs. Expected annual generation is approximately 150,000 kilowatt hours, which is enough energy to offset the power usage of […]

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Energy Trust will help natural gas customers save more energy through regional effort

February 27, 2015

Energy Trust joined the nation’s first regional natural gas market transformation initiative, which is a collaborative effort including NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas, Avista Utilities, Puget Sound Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. NEEA is an alliance of more than 140 utilities and other organizations dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in the region. View […]

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