December 2, 2023


PacifiCorp Says It Can Meet Ore. GHG Targets
PacifiCorp will be able to meet Oregon’s ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for electric utilities but “it will not be without challenges,” a company official said.
Oregon State Archives
Climate Roadmap Urges Oregon to Step Up Actions
Oregon is a long way from meeting its 2035 GHG reduction target but should nonetheless advance that goal by five years, a state commission said.
Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Association
NW Hydrogen Hub Supporters Celebrate Region’s Application, Potential
Backers of a proposal intended to draw federal funding to create a hydrogen hub in the Pacific Northwest say their application is ready to be submitted.
Oregon Dept. of Energy
Ore. Looks to Turn up Tap on Federal Clean Energy Funding
Oregon is eligible for hundreds of millions of federal dollars for electrification, EE and grid resilience, but has received just $200,000 so far.
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WECC Panel Challenges Conventional Views on Grid Reliability
The electric sector must fundamentally reconsider how it measures and manages grid reliability, speakers on a WECC panel said.
Portland General Electric
Ore. Report Calls for Greater Heavy-duty EV Incentives
When it comes to zero-emission truck incentive programs, Oregon stakeholders want to see a program similar to California’s popular HVIP.
Southern Oregon University
Ore. DOE Offers 2nd Round of Community Energy, Resilience Grants
Oregon’s DOE has opened a round of $12 million in grants for community renewable and energy resilience projects focused on rural and disadvantaged communities.
Oregon Bans Gas-powered Car Sales by 2035
The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission voted to adopt California's Advanced Clean Car II rules banning the sale of gas-powered passenger vehicles by 2035.
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Western RA Program Secures First ‘Binding’ Phase Participants
Nearly a dozen utilities committed to joining the “binding” iteration of the Western Resource Adequacy Program, with more expected to sign on later this month.
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Incumbents Successful in Most Contested Governors’ Races
Democrats backing aggressive climate policies won or were leading in eight of 12 of the most contested gubernatorial races after voting Tuesday.

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