The Oregon Clean Power Cooperative, together with the Mazamas and local solar installer Elemental Energy, will celebrate the completion of the Co-op’s first solar project on July 11 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Mazama Mountaineering Center (MMC), 527 SE 43rd Avenue, Portland. Solar panels installed by Elemental Energy now cover three sides of the roof of the MMC and are expected to produce half of its electrical needs.
Owned by its members, the Co-op’s mission is to use community financing to increase the amount of renewable energy in Oregon. It is focused on providing solar, wind, micro-hydro and other renewables to nonprofits, schools, local governments and other organizations that cannot take advantage of the tax incentives for renewable energy systems available from the federal government. Read more