LEDs take center stage

November 19, 2015

Portland’5 Centers for the Arts is giving LEDs top billing at Portland’s landmark Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and its three other theaters, Newmark, Brunish and Winningstad. The arts center replaced more than 7,600 light bulbs with LEDs outside the four theaters, including on both entrances of the Schnitzer Concert Hall and its iconic Portland marquee. […]

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Wilkes Elementary School students celebrate Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant’s net-zero status on Earth Day 2015.

Wastewater Treatment Plant cleans up awards for renewable energy generation

November 12, 2015

On the heels of receiving the 2014 State Leadership in Clean Energy Award from the Clean Energy States Alliance, the City of Gresham’s Wastewater Treatment Plant was recognized again this fall by the American Biogas Council, the Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association and the Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies. The American […]

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Oregon ranked fourth most energy-efficient state

November 6, 2015

Oregon was ranked the fourth most energy-efficient state—down from last year’s third place ranking and tying with Rhode Island—according to the 2015 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Massachusetts preserved its top ranking for the fifth consecutive year, followed by California and Vermont. The 2015 state scorecard benchmarked states […]

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Seize the Daylight Savings

October 30, 2015

When Daylight Saving Time ends on November 1, Oregonians will rely more on light bulbs to keep homes cozy and bright during the dark days and long nights of winter. Because lighting accounts for nearly 20 percent of a home’s electricity use, switching to energy-efficient light bulbs can be one of the most effective energy […]

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