Renewable energy investment exceeds $5.4B


Over $5.4 billion has been invested in renewable energy in Oregon, according to data by the Renewable Northwest Project.

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Over $5.4 billion has been invested in renewable energy in Oregon, according to data by the Renewable Northwest Project.

The investments span wind, solar and geothermal energy production. Solar manufacturing alone has created nearly 1,600 jobs.

“It’s helping support our economy, it’s helping to keep our air clean, and it’s helping keep the community vibrant both on the urban and rural side,” said Rachel Shimshak, executive director of the Renewable Northwest Project, a Portland-based advocacy group.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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