Despite protests from a number of groups representing fuel, timber, farming, and manufacturing in Oregon, Kate Brown’s declaration to focus on climate change is going strong. On March 10, 2021, Brown issued a statement commemorating the one-year mark of Executive Order 20-04 directing state agencies to take action to reduce and regulate greenhouse gas emissions… Read More.
When we think about the need for alternative energy solutions in order to keep our air and water clean, usually we’re considering the negative impact of carbon emissions on our environment. However, there’s another important consideration that doesn’t get nearly the attention—the risk of mercury being released into our streams and waterways. Mercury is an… Read More.
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) held their 2021 conference in January and presented a very optimistic view of the biodiesel industry. According to NBB CEO Donnel Rehagen, in 2009 only about 14 million gallons of biomass-based diesel fuel were consumed. Although the total figures for 2020 haven’t been confirmed yet, he feels confident we’ll see… Read More.
There’s no shortage of energy in creating new, innovative solutions for “green” vehicles. Electric vehicles (EVs) have become almost mainstream and economical natural gas continues to power many transportation fleets. Yet if we look around the corner, hydrogen-powered vehicles are positioning to stake a solid claim in the green energy market soon. How does Hydrogen… Read More.
The variety of electric vehicles (EVs) on the market today is expansive. Each make and model comes with its own strengths and weaknesses, which means the right car for you will be determined by your own specific needs. Here are five key questions to ask yourself to begin to narrow the options for your next… Read More.