Kitzhaber calls for 10-year energy plan


At Portland’s Future Energy Conference, Gov. John Kitzhaber called for Oregon to develop a 10-year strategy for energy.

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At Portland’s Future Energy Conference, Gov. John Kitzhaber called for Oregon to develop a 10-year strategy for energy.

Kitzhaber said that a movement towards clean energy will be a priority during his administration.

“The two fastest-growing fixed costs for businesses, individuals and families are energy and health care,” Kitzhaber said. “And the fact is that energy is much more in our control than health care.”

Kitzhaber added that he sees a movement to a clean energy economy, with an emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy, providing a clear path to job creation.

“It’s a trickle-up effort,” Kitzhaber said. “These kinds of jobs can’t be exported.”

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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