Trade Ally of the Month: Pacific Lamp Wholesale

September 24, 2015

Family-owned and -operated since 1976, Pacific Lamp Wholesale offers wholesale lighting to businesses in the Portland metro area and Vancouver, Washington, and as far as Medford when needed. The business includes a substantial energy lighting upgrade division, lighting retrofit installation team and a full lighting repair and maintenance operation. In addition to operating a retail […]

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Energy Trust of Oregon wins national innovation award

September 23, 2015

This September, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council presented Energy Trust with its 3iAward for innovation, ingenuity and inspiration in clean energy. The award recognizes the launch of Energy Trust’s solar cost reduction initiative, a multi-year plan to help make solar energy systems easier to install and more affordable for customers. The cost to install solar […]

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Portland picks up the PACE

September 17, 2015

This September, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners and the Portland Development Commission approved a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy, CPACE, pilot. Developed in collaboration with Energy Trust, the pilot will provide financing for up to 10 commercial building owners making energy-efficient upgrades in Portland. CPACE removes financial roadblocks to energy-efficient and clean energy investments […]

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Pendleton Wastewater Treatment Plant puts waste to work

September 1, 2015

The City of Pendleton Wastewater Treatment Plant is one of nine Oregon wastewater treatment facilities that uses anaerobic digestion to treat municipal wastewater solids and reuses the resulting methane gas to generate renewable energy and power its own operations. With support from Energy Trust in 2012, Pendleton installed two 65-kilowatt combined heat and power, CHP, microturbine […]

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