It’s not the first time that the Arrowhead has been in the news. In
2009, an estimated 3.9 million tons of coal ash was dumped at the
landfill. It was brought in after a Tennessee Valley Authority dam
breached in east Tennessee, spilling toxic ash into a river and
damaging about 300 acres. To date, it’s the largest coal ash spill
in U.S. history.
Much of that ash ended up being dumped at the landfill in Perry
County, which in return received Continue reading →
Oregonians put off by the high price of renewable energy can now go solar
on the cheap, installing panels for no money down.
in a handful of states are starting to offer solar to the masses
with lease deals that eliminate upfront costs. Oregon is joining the
trend, thanks to regulations that took effect Jan. 1.
Portland branch of a national solar company unveiled a lease
program Tuesday enabling homeowners to put up panels
for low monthly payments, cutting their electricity bills
and carbon footprints. At least one other contractor, a local
company, is developing similar products.
Managers of SolarCity, a California-based
company, say Oregon homeowners can go solar for as little as $20
a month with no up-front costs. The new financing option, which
incorporates state and federal tax credits….
They’re talking $25/month with no money down.
That’s a thousand miles north of here, in rainy Oregon.
Maybe we should just invite SolarCity to operate here.