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Benefits from Proposed Energy Projects
Upfront Investment (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $6,800,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $2,100,000,000
Average Annual Jobs                               21,200

First Year of Operations (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $1,700,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $400,000,000
Average Jobs Created in Year 1           11,100

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West Ridge and East Ridge Wind Projects, Harney County, OR

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE:  Wind Project OPPOSITION: The Oregon National Desert Association (ONDA); Audubon Society of Portland; Nature Conservancy PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND: Columbia Energy Partners (CEP) wanted to build its West Ridge and East Ridge wind projects, consisting … Continue reading

First Wind Cascade Wind Farm, OR

STATUS: Killed TYPE: Wind OPPOSITION: Government officials (Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council), Local residents PROSPECTS: Dead BACKGROUND: Cascade Wind Farm was a proposed 40-turbine, 60-megawatt wind farm in Wasco County, Oregon. The project would have produced electricity for about 18,000 … Continue reading

Florence, Oregon Ocean Wave Energy Project

STATUS: Canceled TYPE: Wave Energy OPPOSITION: OregonSurfrider Foundation PROSPECTS: Dead BACKGROUND: Oceanlinx filed for a preliminary permit in April 2007 to study a site within Oregon’s territorial sea off of Florence for a new wave energy project which would have … Continue reading

West Linn Highway Solar Project, Clackamas County, OR

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE:  Solar OPPOSITION: Local Residents PROSPECTS:  Likely BACKGROUND:  Oregon transportation officials propose installing 13,600 to 17,000 solar panels on about 15 acres of the 43-acre site. The panels would produce 3.2 million kilowatt-hours of power … Continue reading

Finavera Renewables Makah Bay Wave Energy Project, OR

STATUS: Canceled TYPE: Wave Energy OPPOSITION: Washington Department of Ecology PROSPECTS: Dead BACKGROUND: Finavera Renewables filed an application to construct the Makah Bay project, a 1-MW offshore wave power demonstration plant, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in November … Continue reading

Port Westward LNG, Clatskanie, Oregon

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups, local residents PROSPECT:  Dead BACKGROUND:  Port Westward LNG was a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Clatskanie, Oregon.  As proposed, the facility would have an average sendout capacity of 700 million … Continue reading

Jordan Cove LNG, Coos Bay, Oregon

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:   Oregon Sierra Club; Citizens Against LNG; Friends of Living Oregon Waters; Oregon Wild; Oregon Citizens Against the Pipeline; Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center; Umpqua Watersheds; local residents PROSPECT:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND:  Jordan Cove … Continue reading

Bradwood Landing LNG, Oregon

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:   Oregon and Washington state governments; Columbia Riverkeeper; the Nez Perce Tribe; Columbia River Business Alliance; Oregon Sierra Club; local residents PROSPECT:  Dead BACKGROUND:  Bradwood Landing was a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the … Continue reading

Oregon LNG, Warrenton, Oregon

STATUS:  In progress with opposition OPPOSITION:  Columbia Riverkeeper; Columbia River Clean Energy Coalition; Oregon Sierra Club; local residents PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  Oregon LNG has proposed a $1 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and $300 million accompanying pipeline on the … Continue reading