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  • Top 15 ways to save gasoline
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    Getting the most out of your fill-up at the service station takes a little thought, ingenuity and planning. There are four basic areas of cost-cutting at the pump: 1) how you maintain the your vehicle, 2) how you drive your vehicle, 3) what purpose you use the vehicle for, and, 4) ways that your vehicle doesn't have to be used at all (or very little). See if you can apply these ideas, even on a small scale. Every little bit helps!
  • Creating energy from biomass
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    Using biomass to produce energy has been used for hundreds of years to meet humans' energy needs. We are finding new and more efficient ways of creating and using bioenergy. While wood is the most plentiful sources of biomass, many other types of biomass can be used to produce energy and fuel. To learn more, click on the red text below.
  • Is your house energy smart?
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    Have you ever looked at your home heating/cooling bill and asked yourself: Why is this bill so high? Or: How can I reduce this bill?

    Click on the link below (in red) to find out about the most common areas of inefficiency in a home and suggestions on how you can fix them. Also, the Energy Trust of Oregon offers a variety of assistance products for Oregon homeowners.
  • Where does Oregon's electricity come from?
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    The Oregon Department of Energy has produced an interactive webpage that is designed to help Oregonians understand how and where their electricity is produced. You can enter the webpage by clicking on the red text below. Once you reach that page, simply click on the five colored bars near the top to learn where the power comes from.
Business Energy Incentive Program Resources
Ways Your Business Can Cut Energy Costs!
Is your business as energy efficient as possible? Click on the links below to see energy saving ideas on how your business can lower its energy costs!