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Commission sets bigger targets for cutting emissions from Oregon fuel suppliers
Commission sets bigger targets for cutting emissions from Oregon fuel suppliers
Alex Baumhardt (Oregon Capital Chronicle) Oregon fuel distributors will need to move quicker and take stronger action to cut greenhouse gas emissions under new targets approved by the state’s Environmental Quality Commission. The group of five, governor-appointed members voted Friday to change the timeline for the Clean Fuels Program and increase the emissions targets that fuel distributors in the
Caltech research on ‘smart grid’ explores how 100% green energy can meet growing demand
Caltech research on ‘smart grid’ explores how 100% green energy can meet growing demand
The record heatwave that pummeled California this month put unprecedented demand on the state's electric grid. The balancing act to keep the lights and air conditioning on during the triple-digit temperatures also gave a glimpse of what the future holds as climate change and a shift to renewable energy sources will require consumers to become more flexible when it comes to using electricity.

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