As we transition away from fossil fuels and towards 100% renewable energy, we must also ensure our energy systems are:
Communities in Southern Oregon and the South Coast are some of the most “energy burdened” communities in the state
On average, people have to spend over 6% of their income on energy.
ENERGY JUSTICE MEANS
Energy must be produced in a way that doesn’t harm the health and well-being of communities or the climate.
Everyone should have access to affordable, reliable energy.
Our energy system must promote justice and equity for those most harmed by our current energy system.
WHERE DOES OREGON’S ENERGY COME FROM?
WIND, SOLAR, AND
LARGE HYDROELECTRIC DAMS
that harm rivers and are widely opposed by Tribal Nations.
of Jackson and Josephine County’s energy needs could be reduced through simple energy efficiency measures, according to the 2011 Rogue Valley Energy Assessment.
of the reduced demand could be met by solar. Energy generation technology and storage have significantly improved and many communities in the Rogue Valley are committed to reaching 100% clean energy.
Oregon Legislature discusses “Emergency Heat Relief” bills at Hearings on Wednesday.
The House Environment & Natural Resources and Senate Housing & Development Committees will host hearings on Wednesday, February 2 at 1:00 PM and 3:15PM to discuss bills expanding cooling access in response to the deadly heatwaves this summer.
Clean, Reliable, & Affordable Energy: At the Oregon Public Utility Commission the Power is in Your Hands (literally)
At the Oregon Public Utility Commission, the power to build clean, affordable, and reliable energy systems is in your hands (literally.)
Oregon Passes Groundbreaking Legislation Requiring 100% Clean Electricity by 2040
On Oregon’s hottest day in recorded history, the Oregon Senate passed an ambitious bill to transition the state’s electricity to 100% clean energy by 2040 while centering benefits for environmental justice communities.
Oregon Power Shut Off Moratorium Extended to June 15
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