Renewable Energy Update: November 2018 #3

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

A new California Public Utilities Commission report says the state’s renewable portfolio standard program

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The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy recently released “An Initial Assessment of Cannabis Production, Distribution, and Consumption in Oregon 2018 – An Insight Report

Google Builds Computing Center In Oregon

It’s no secret that Oregon’s natural beauty is one of its greatest treasures

Jordan Cove LNG Project Scores Legal Victory

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The Jordan Cove LNG project in Coos Bay, Oregon, prevailed in a legal challenge to a key permit.

Coal Mining In India's Jharia

Oregon’s SB 1547, signed into law on March 8, 2016, will phase out coal-fired generation from the state’s electricity mix by 2035 and double the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50 percent by 2040. RPS policies require state utilities or electricity providers to procure a minimum share of their electricity from eligible renewable energy… Keep reading →

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You can now add WindFloat Pacific, in Oregon, to the list of innovative, U.S. Department of Energy-backed offshore wind projects struggling to get built. A year ago, the feds whittled their way from seven proposed projects, each of which had received $4 million in design and planning support, to a trio that would get as… Keep reading →

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The FERC has issued a draft EIS for Jordan Cove’s proposed LNG export terminal at Coos Bay and the associated natural gas transmission pipeline proposed by Pacific Connector On November 7, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Jordan Cove Energy Project LP’s proposed liquefied natural gas… Keep reading →

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Wave energy – recently characterized by one leading academic in the field as being “in kindergarten” compared to fossil fuels – isn’t about to graduate to the big time, but the effort to build a meaningful industry in the U.S. could advance several grades in the next few years. Not one, not two, but at… Keep reading →

Aleo Produces Solar Panels

SolarWorld has withstood the slings and arrows of a big portion of the U.S. solar industry, but the panel maker’s successful pursuit of a “level playing field”– or is it wanton protectionism? – appears to be paying off. On Thursday, the company called in the media to announce it would add a production line at… Keep reading →


Energy Department Recognizes Cities of Beaverton and Hillsboro, Oregon, Portland Public Schools in Better Buildings Challenge PORTLAND, ORE. – As a part of the Administration’s effort to support greater energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department today recognized the cities of Beaverton and Hillsboro, as well as the Portland Public School District… Keep reading →

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