Posts tagged: Oregon

Apple Nabs Itself A Renewable Power Plant Project in Oregon

by Greg Kumparak If you had to guess the next thing Apple would take under its wing, what would it be? If you guessed “a hydroelectric power project in Central Oregon”, you’d be right! You’d also be a weirdly specific guesser. OregonLive reports that Apple has taken over the efforts to complete a hydroelectric plant […]

Apple buys hydroelectric green energy project near Oregon data center

Apple is expanding its use of clean energy to power its iCloud data centers, with the company’s Prineville, Ore., facility now flanked by a small hydroelectric project acquired by the iPhone maker. The company’s new purchase was revealed on Saturday by The Oregonian, which noted that initial proposals for the project indicated it would generate […]

Dublin High School Adds Solar Panels

Dublin GA – A high school in middle Georgia is set to install 4,000 solar panels to reduce its energy costs by roughly 40 percent. Dublin City Schools Tuesday announced that bonds from the Dublin-Laurens Development Authority will finance the plan to make Dublin High School middle Georgia’s largest solar power provider. Dublin City Schools […]

Northwest Utilities Exceed Green Power Minimum

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Electric utilities in the Northwest have overachieved in meeting requirements to add renewable energy to their portfolios. That’s according to fresh regulatory filings. All of the large utilities in Washington and Oregon covered by green energy requirements met the minimum threshold for this year. In Washington state, that’s three percent of generation. […]

By 2025: Enough Solar Panels To Power Portland

Don’t be fooled by the cloudy skies and seemingly endless rainy days. Even in Portland, homeowners can generate a significant amount of solar power, according to a new report from Environment Oregon. The report projects solar power could supply 10 percent of Oregon’s electricity by 2025 – up from far less than 1 percent today […]