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Janine Benner

Oregon Takes a Strong Stand for Clean Energy

There is a strong groundswell of support for solar power and energy efficiency in Oregon. This has boosted the state’s programs and amplified their accomplishments, according to Janine Benner, director of Oregon Department of Energy. In this interview, she said Oregon is using these technologies to offset the environmental impact of its growing IT industry.

Oregon Articles

External News

The Green New Deal, Carbon Pricing, And Other Policies that Could Shape 2019

As the threat that climate change poses to civilization becomes clearer, more voices across the political spectrum call for governmental action to slow average global temperature increases and adapt to the impact on natural and constructed infrastructure. Here are three developments likely to shape business strategy in 2019.
Reports

IRS Sheds New Light on Solar Tax Credits, Leaves Energy Storage in the Dark

Guidance on when construction has begun on commercial solar energy properties and other qualified energy properties for purposes of claiming the Investment Tax Credit, the key tax credit for solar energy projects, has been issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

Oregon Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 12.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 8.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
147 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
58 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
48 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in Oregon support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 2,303,203 of 2,755,786 adults)

Recommended Visualizations

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