Local Solar Companies are Booming

ASHLAND, Ore. — Local solar power companies say their business has soared over the past year, with help from a new program. “It’s a rooftop revolution that’s happening right now in Southern Oregon,” Eric Hansen with True South Solar said. The future is bright for solar power in the Rogue Valley. “These panels are going … Continue reading »

Oregon Among Top States For Clean Energy

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon is one of the top states in the country for creating clean-energy jobs, and a new Rogue Valley program may have played a big part in that. Last year, the Rogue Valley Council of Governments came up with a plan that would help companies find work, and help customers save money. The … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranks Near Top in New Green Jobs

ASHLAND, Ore., – A new study puts Oregon near the top of states leading the way for clean energy jobs. A report from the group Environmental Entrepreneurs puts Oregon third among states that added green jobs during the third quarter of 2012. Only California and New York finished higher. On the whole, the United States … Continue reading »