Learn how the region is planning to meet future electricity needs

August 24, 2015

Planning for meeting the Pacific Northwest’s future electricity needs is one of the primary functions of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. The council is responsible for preparing a Conservation and Electric Power Plan, which is updated every five years to ensure the region has an adequate, efficient, economical and reliable power supply to serve […]

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Energy Trust around the state in 2014

August 19, 2015

In all regions of the state, Energy Trust helped more customers save money, make their homes more comfortable and keep their businesses running efficiently in 2014. We served customers at 22 percent more sites than in 2013, and program participation grew in each region of the state. Check out highlights from your neck of the […]

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Supporting energy innovation throughout 2014

August 5, 2015

Throughout 2014, Energy Trust helped Oregon utility customers navigate a market full of renewable energy and energy-saving products and services. We made it easier for customers to know what products save energy and what types of equipment are the best to install in their homes or businesses. Our approach is to launch pilot projects, which […]

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Save water to save energy

July 23, 2015

With drought emergencies declared for more than half of Oregon’s 36 counties to date, the connection between energy and water savings is more apparent than ever. Energy and water are connected in homes, businesses, factories and farms—meaning that many energy-saving upgrades also save water. Energy Trust supports a variety of energy-saving upgrades that can help […]

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