May 18, 2024


Parties Split on Biden Administration Deal on Snake River Dams
House Republicans lambasted a deal that the Biden administration struck between Oregon, Washington and four tribes on four dams along the Snake River.
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Oregon RA Rules Could Favor WRAP Participation

Oregon regulators are moving closer to adopting resource adequacy rules that would incentivize load-serving entities to join the Western Power Pool’s WRAP.

PacifiCorp Says It Can Meet Oregon 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
Oregon 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
Oregon 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
Oregon 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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