Here are a selection of the climate actions in the Energy Solution Area going on now in Oregon.
Community Energy Project (https://www.communityenergyproject.org/) offers workshops, home performance audits and expertise, and access to resources for weatherization and efficiency. [Portland metro]
ElectrifyNow (https://electrifynow.net/) offers action-oriented informational resources about why electrification is such a potent and essential action, and how you can take steps in your own life to dramatically reduce your carbon emissions and build a better future for everyone, including trusted contractors and discounts on services. [Statewide+]
Energy Justice resources from Rogue Climate (https://rogueclimate.org/our-work/energy-justice/) advocates, as we transition away from fossil fuels and towards 100% renewable energy, for us to also ensure our energy systems are accessible, affordable, clean, and democratically-managed. [South Coast]
Energy Trust of Oregon (https://energytrust.org/incentives/solar-for-your-home/) helps people find energy solutions for homes and businesses, offers cash incentives for energy efficient upgrades, and recommends skilled contractors. [Statewide]
Oregon Community Solar Program (https://www.oregoncsp.org/about/) helps people buy a stake in a community solar array that sends electricity back into the grid to give clients discounts on the energy they use. [Statewide]
Pacific Power Savings & Energy Choices program (https://www.pacificpower.net/savings-energy-choices/blue-sky-renewable-energy.html) offers customers options for lowering energy costs and shrinking environmental footprints. [Pacific Power service area]
Portland General Electric (PGE) Clean Energy Choices program (https://portlandgeneral.com/energy-choices) offers opportunities for customers to choose renewable energy sources, fuel vehicles with electricity, and generate solar or wind power. [PGE service area]
If you have a project in this area, and would like to post it, please contact us at ORClimateHub@gmail.com, or message us within the Hub. For other informational starting points, visit our resources page or the current collection of resource posts.