A Toyota Prius accident in Portland, Oregon highlights for first responders the need to have extra training to deal with the advanced electronics of green cars.
A system at Ikea’s Portland, Ore., store is the company’s 16th solar energy project in the U.S., with 21 more locations in the pipeline or already under way.
Municipal government-watcher EfficientGov bestows its 2012 “Intelligence” Award on the Portland Loo, the Oregon city’s novel public restroom.
The new Mercy Corps headquarters in Portland is 69 percent more energy efficient than conventional buildings, in part due to electronically tintable windows.
Oregon’s transit agencies and SolarWorld think outside the alternative fuel tank, putting their land to use with solar at rest stops, airports, and transit stations.
Known as Metroboards, Kef Design’s electric skateboards can reach 19 mph in five seconds and shuttle riders up to 15 miles on a single, two-hour charge.
A 61-kilowatt PV system goes online in Portland, and the transit agency that built it to help power operations insists it was a good investment.