Category: Energy Trust Blog

Fish swim unaided up the upper Crooked River for first time in 50 years 0

Fish swim unaided up the upper Crooked River for first time in 50 years

https://blog.energytrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Finlay.mp4 Congratulations to the Deschutes Valley Water District for heading up a 10-year effort that achieved a major milestone: In November, the first steelhead since the 1960s swam unaided into the upper reaches of...

Hampton Lumber celebrates 10 years in SEM 0

Hampton Lumber celebrates 10 years in SEM

Hampton Lumber, one of the largest privately held dimensional lumber mills in North America, has been a part of Energy Trust of Oregon’s Strategic Energy Management offering for nearly a decade. “It’s remarkable that...

Energy Trust launches income-qualified Solar Within Reach incentives 0

Energy Trust launches income-qualified Solar Within Reach incentives

Energy Trust has introduced a new Solar Within Reach incentive to help income-qualified homeowners across Oregon go solar. Solar Within Reach provides higher incentives that cover more of the upfront cost of installing solar projects...

Oregon Community Solar Program project applications available 0

Oregon Community Solar Program project applications available

With the new year, there’s a new opportunity to bring solar energy to communities across Oregon: The application period for the state’s new Oregon Community Solar Program has begun. Starting January 2, solar developers,...

Energy savings are a walk in the park – schedule a free walkthrough survey 0

Energy savings are a walk in the park – schedule a free walkthrough survey

Reducing energy use at your multifamily property is one of the easiest ways to save money and increase property value. Energy Trust of Oregon can help by providing a free walkthrough survey to identify...

New cash incentives on qualifying energy-efficient equipment 0

New cash incentives on qualifying energy-efficient equipment

Energy Trust of Oregon cash incentives help make energy-efficiency improvements at multifamily properties more affordable. Incentive eligibility is dependent on property type—for full incentive details, take a look at the incentive booklet or website. Beginning...

New programs move forward to bring solar energy to low- and moderate-income communities 0

New programs move forward to bring solar energy to low- and moderate-income communities

Community-based organizations across the state are hard at work developing new ways to help low-and moderate-income communities benefit from solar energy. These communities often face barriers to install solar, such as access to financial...