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Tomorrow’s energy is already here

Back in the 1960s, there were 10 nuclear power plants planned in Oregon. Only two were built. So: where did Oregon find the energy it needed for a growing population? Efficiency! Oregon has become one of the most energy-efficient states the nation. But here’s the remarkable thing: there’s even more energy potential to be found in our buildings and homes. Enhabit, a Portland-area energy efficiency nonprofit, estimates that finding the highest efficiency in ten homes will save enough power to serve another three houses. And efficiency is still the cheapest way to cut global warming pollution. If you’re curious how much of Oregon’s ...