Who owns Oregon clean energy? CME Energy is a 50 percent owner alongside longtime colleague William Siderewicz of Clean Energy Future – Oregon, a 955 MW gas-fired combined-cycle electric generating facility in Oregon, Ohio. The Clean Energy Future Oregon project is in the permitting process and commercial operation is anticipated to begin in 2020.
What percent of Oregon is renewable energy? Of the 62.3 million MWh of electricity produced in Oregon in 2019, 62.2% came from renewable sources — making the state one of only six nationwide where half of all electricity is produced from renewables.
What is the most sustainable renewable energy in Oregon? Biomass generates most of the rest of Oregon’s renewable-sourced electricity—about 1.5% of the state’s total net generation in 2020. Wood and wood waste fuel most of the state’s biomass generation, but landfill gas, municipal solid waste, and other biomass-fueled facilities also contribute.
What renewable energy is best for Oregon? Hydropower facilities make up a large and important part of Oregon’s electricity resource mix — providing more than 40 percent of the state’s electricity. In some Oregon utility territories, hydropower provides more than 90 percent of consumers’ electricity.