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GEI in the News!

GEI has been in the news this March.

GEI Team Spring 2024

GEI and Sierra Club File Amicus Briefs Arguing for Appealability of PUC Orders

GEI and Sierra Club join together to file two separate amicus briefs arguing that processes overseen by the Public Utility Commission end in final orders that are subject to appeal.

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GEI's February 2024 Newsletter

GEI Enters 2024 Ready to Work

Read about GEI’s work on HB 2021, wildfire liability, and post-California Restaurant Ass’n v. Berkeley pathways.

GEI Publishes Explanation of Public Utility Commission Order on HB 2021

Read a helpful explanation of the Public Utility Commission’s order concluding Oregon’s electricity decarbonization law does not require the retirement of renewable energy certificates.

Green Energy Institute Events

August 6: All Day

Youth Climate Summit

Join the Green Energy Institute, Rogue Climate, Verde, Earth Archetypes, and 350 PDX in a day long event filled with fun, learning, and skill building to get your community on a path toward meeting climate, environmental justice, and health goals. This is a free event with raffle prizes offered throughout the day!

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