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New renewables projects to serve our communities

The PGE Renewable Development Fund makes an impact

Did you know that when you choose Green FutureSM, you’re also supporting the Renewable Development Fund? The RDF offers competitive funding awards to clean energy projects right here in our communities.

So far, the RDF has awarded more than $14 million to 56 projects throughout our area, resulting in more than 13 MW of new renewable energy generation. Past projects include a solar installation at a multifamily property to help keep rent affordable for low-income families; an integrated solar array and renewables curriculum at a Boys & Girls Club; and a budget-saving solar installation at a fire station.

Last year, the RDF funded projects at arts centers, fire stations, health centers, public safety buildings and much more.

Take a look at the RDF award recipients for 2018:

Project Project size Project type
Beaverton Public Safety Center 302 kW Solar
Clear Creek Communications 108 kW Solar
Division St. Health Center 38 kW Solar
DPI Specialty Foods 1432 kW Solar
East Portland Community Investment Trust 127 kW Solar
Gordon Faber Conduit 30 kW Hydro
Hornshuh Creek fire station 66 kW Solar
Jade Mixed Use 37 kW Solar
Jim and Salles Community 48 kW Solar
Reed College Performing Arts Center 242 kW Solar
The Henry Building 24 kW Solar
The Opportunity Center 38 kW Solar

We welcome a diverse range of applicants to apply for RDF funding. Our application process opens April 1, with submissions due by May 31.

To learn more about the program, visit portlandgeneral.com/rdf. You can also email renewabledevfund@portlandgeneral.com with any questions.