Tag: oregon

Portland Framework Building

Portland Gets on Board With Tall Wood Construction

Portland, Oregon, is getting a new 12-story building with an innovative award-winning design – and it’s going to be built with wood. The Framework building, planned for Portland’s Pearl District, will be a mixed-use retail, office and residential space, and… Read More
floating offshore wind turbine

West Coast Offshore Wind Power Moves Forward

A wind power project in waters off the Oregon coast took another step forward on Wednesday. It’s a project with loads of potential, but don’t get too excited yet – there’s still a long way to go before it’s a… Read More

West Coasters Aim To Lead On Climate Change

Governors are gettin’ after it. Or at least trying to. Just days after the chief executives of eight states announced a plan to get 3.3 million zero-emissions vehicles on the road by 2025, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington… Read More
solarworld layoffs

SolarWorld To Lay Off 100 At Oregon Factory

Monday was a day that was perfectly illustrative of SolarWorld USA’s current plight, with a big marketing initiative running hard into a wall of bleak solar reality. While the manufacturer was touting a 30-year guarantee for its panels – yet… Read More