Reducing Pollution, Investing in Solutions
Clean energy, cost saving, job creating investments from the ten states that have already put a price on climate pollution
Shawn Noble - General Biodiesel

A Clean Burn

A former Texas oilman and a public health advocate stand up to Big Oil, and fight for clean air and homegrown jobs in the Northwest.

Storytellers at Fortified

How I fell for the carbon tax

One woman shares the story of her rise and fall – and rise again! – as a climate activist: What do an executive, a student, a tribal leader, an activist and a veteran have in common? They were all talking climate action back in February at Fortified! – a climate change storytelling event hosted by the Portland State University's Institute for Sustainable Solutions and in partnership with the City of Portland, Climate Solutions, Ecotrust, Oregon Environmental Council, Renewable Northwest, and the VOIS Alliance.

Southern Oregon's got sol

A quiet milestone has been reached in the evolution of solar and other clean energy solutions brewing along Oregon's South Coast, one built on concerted community effort in hand with public, private and nonprofit collaboration.

We’re blushing. Thank you, Postcard Underground.

Over several weeks this past fall we received a flurry of very encouraging notes in the mail directed at our Solutions Stories.  

Renewable Northwest staff

Harvesting Wind Power

Through a community-wide investment in wind power, a rural county in Oregon is earning millions of dollars to build their economy, cutting carbon and demonstrating that clean energy is both practical and profitable.

Discovering Renewable Energy

How can students design and implement real world solutions to discover the power and the possibility of renewable energy as a career?

Living Future - Bullitt Center

Living Future

A team of partners is developing the greenest commercial building in the world, with market-rate office space that will demonstrate what’s possible and accelerate demand for sustainable design and

Reclaiming Waste Energy

Reclaiming Waste Energy

Through public-private partnerships, the City of Bremerton's Public Utilities department was able to quickly upgrade their wastewater facility to run more efficiently and save the City money.

Cedar Grove

Garbage Gone Green

How a family-owned composting business transforms the Northwest garbage industry, captures carbon, changes consumer behavior and creates jobs.

I want my DHP!

I want my DHP!

How the small town of Libby, Montana used energy efficiency to boost their local economy and save money on their electric bills.

Shawn Noble - General Biodiesel

A Clean Burn

A former Texas oilman and a public health advocate stand up to Big Oil, and fight for clean air and homegrown jobs in the Northwest.

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Storytellers at Fortified

How I fell for the carbon tax

One woman shares the story of her rise and fall – and rise again! – as a climate activist: What do an executive, a student, a tribal leader, an activist and a veteran have in common? They were all talking climate action back in February at Fortified! – a climate change storytelling event hosted by the Portland State University's Institute for Sustainable Solutions and in partnership with the City of Portland, Climate Solutions, Ecotrust, Oregon Environmental Council, Renewable Northwest, and the VOIS Alliance.

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Southern Oregon's got sol

A quiet milestone has been reached in the evolution of solar and other clean energy solutions brewing along Oregon's South Coast, one built on concerted community effort in hand with public, private and nonprofit collaboration.

Read More

Renewable Northwest staff

Harvesting Wind Power

Through a community-wide investment in wind power, a rural county in Oregon is earning millions of dollars to build their economy, cutting carbon and demonstrating that clean energy is both practical and profitable.

Read More

Living Future - Bullitt Center

Living Future

A team of partners is developing the greenest commercial building in the world, with market-rate office space that will demonstrate what’s possibl

Read More

Reclaiming Waste Energy

Reclaiming Waste Energy

Through public-private partnerships, the City of Bremerton's Public Utilities department was able to quickly upgrade their wastewater facility to run more efficiently and save the City money.

Read More

Cedar Grove

Garbage Gone Green

How a family-owned composting business transforms the Northwest garbage industry, captures carbon, changes consumer behavior and creates jobs.

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