The Oregon Department of Energy
administers several state energy incentive programs and provides information about energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities.
provides grants and guaranteed loans for a variety of energy projects.
maintains a database of federal and state incentives for energy projects.
Energy Trust of Oregon
provides incentives and support for a variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Eligible projects must be in most cases located in or deliver power to the service territories of Portland General Electric or Pacific Power.
Bonneville Power Administration
provides rebates for a variety of energy efficiency projects to customers within its service territories.
The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service Web site
includes a wide variety of energy-related publications, success stories, and links.
A variety of agricultural and energy publications are available on the eXtension Web site Farm Energy page
. This site is part of a collaborative effort by land grant universities to share research-based knowledge on a variety of topics, including energy. Publications available on the site include selecting and maintaining greenhouse thermostats, cooling and ventilating systems in animal housing, and efficient lighting.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) has published a bulletin called Clean Energy Farming: Cutting Costs, Improving Efficiencies, Harnessing Renewables
. The bulletin features SARE-funded research and gives examples of farmers who are improving energy efficiency while saving money, implementing farming practices that both save energy and protect natural resources, and producing and using renewable fuels.
The Washington State University (WSU) Energy Program
is part of WSU’s Extension Service and provides a variety of energy services, products, and information.
25 X ’25
is a broad coalition of business, conservation, and government representatives who share the following vision: by 2025, America's farms, forests and ranches will provide 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States, while continuing to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed and fiber. The Oregon Department of Agriculture supports and shares the 25 X ’25 vision.
Harvesting Clean Energy
is a project of the National Center for Appropriate Technology
. The Harvesting Clean Energy Web site includes energy efficiency and renewable energy resources for farmers and ranchers. It also includes information about the next Harvesting Clean Energy conference, which rotates around the Pacific Northwest.