Forth: Driving on electricity = getting gas for $1 per gallon.

Oregon’s leading expert on electric cars discusses the value of owning vehicles that run on voltage instead of fossil fuels We sat down with Forth’s Executive Director, Jeff Allen, to learn more about Oregon’s new electric car rebate program, and how it’s helping make electric vehicles more accessible to more Oregonians. He also provided some […]

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Putting 💩 to good use in Portland

A natural gas fueling station at the City of Portland’s wastewater treatment plant is now offering a cleaner-air alternative to the diesel traditionally used by some City vehicles. The first milestone in the “Poop to Power” project, this natural gas fueling station will provide gas from conventional sources, then switch to renewable natural gas one […]

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How Clean Fuels Programs help alternative fuel providers, your communities, our air

The Oregon Clean Fuels Standard was launched to help meet the state’s greenhouse gas reduction goals, to diversify and grow the state’s economy through the manufacture and distribution of clean fuels, to stabilize volatility in fuel prices, and to provide more fuel choices for consumers and businesses. How is the program working? Check out this […]

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Guest Post: Rural Oregon transit agency drives toward electric buses

by Alison Wiley as originally published for Climate Solutions. In this guest blog, Alison Wiley interviews Scott Chancey, General Manager of Josephine Community Transit, a rural transit agency based in the southwest Oregon town of Grants Pass. Scott Chancey plans to soon order JCT’s first three electric buses. This interview first appeared in Alison Wiley’s Electrifying Transit e-newsletter, […]

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Your trash is a biogas treasure

Last month, Waste Management was selected by Metro to build a facility that will help turn our food scraps into biogas, one of the cleanest burning fuels there is! Biogas is a type of biofuel naturally produced from the decomposition of organic waste. When organic matter, like food scraps or animal waste, break down in […]

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Second Year Success: Oregon’s Clean Fuels Standard Continues to Impress

Transportation is a leading source of Oregon greenhouse gas emissions. Cars, trucks and buses are responsible for nearly 40% of our state’s climate pollution. That’s why the Clean Fuels Standard is so critical. The Oregon Clean Fuels Standard was first passed in 2009 and reauthorized in 2015 against intense oil industry opposition. Thanks to this game […]

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