Solar Power http://nwpr.org en To Pay For More Solar Power, City Of Portland Tries Crowdsourcing http://nwpr.org/post/pay-more-solar-power-city-portland-tries-crowdsourcing <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city of Portland is planning to build a new solar energy project on the roof of a local elementary school. But it only has about half the money needed to pay for it. To make up the difference, city leaders are trying something new: </span>Crowdsourcing<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:30:51 +0000 Cassandra Profita 38206 at http://nwpr.org To Pay For More Solar Power, City Of Portland Tries Crowdsourcing Unusual Funding For Unusual Proof-of-Concept Power Plant http://nwpr.org/post/unusual-funding-unusual-proof-concept-power-plant <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">A renewable energy consultant and the Oregon Institute of Technology have come up with an unusual financing plan for an even more unusual power plant idea.</p><p> Sat, 25 May 2013 00:07:55 +0000 Tom Banse 28135 at http://nwpr.org Solar Power Advocate Likely Violated State Ethics Law http://nwpr.org/post/solar-power-advocate-likely-violated-state-ethics-law <p>One of the Northwest’s leading solar power advocates likely used his state position to help a company he was working for get an unfair tax designation. That’s the conclusion of a state ethics board investigation released Friday. Sat, 15 Sep 2012 00:08:31 +0000 Austin Jenkins 15217 at http://nwpr.org Solar Power Advocate Likely Violated State Ethics Law