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Report | Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center

America is in the midst of a clean energy revolution. Currently, wind and solar energy provide nearly 10 percent of our nation’s electricity and in 2018 America produced almost five times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2009.  Renewables on the Rise documents the dramatic rise of clean energy over the past decade and looks toward a future that is 100 percent renewable.

News Release | Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center

Since 2009, Oregon has seen a 37-fold increase in the amount of electricity generated from the sun, and a 105% increase in wind power generation, according to a new report released today by Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center. The report also highlights advances in the use of energy storage and energy efficiency and ranks Oregon 10th among the states for the number of registered electric vehicles in 2018.

Blog Post

Throughout our national network, staff and members have repeatedly won and defended standards that improve gas mileage and reduce pollution from cars and trucks. Now, some powerful voices are echoing our position.

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Millions of Americans are worried about toxic PFAS chemicals that have contaminated their drinking water. The federal government is finally responding to their concerns.

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Solar energy is more than just a cleaner way to power our lives.

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Energy Sage

Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? Environment Oregon has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.