Portland’s Bureau of Planning & Sustainability (BPS) funded and led the Clean Energy Works Portland pilot, and is the fiscal agent for the U.S. Department of Energy grant that seeded the statewide Clean Energy Works Oregon effort. BPS combines the disciplines of planning and sustainability to develop innovative and practical solutions on issues as far ranging as comprehensive, neighborhood and environmental planning, urban design, waste reduction and recycling, energy efficiency and solar technologies.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is making buildings and communities dramatically better with its pioneering program, BetterBuildings, in which Clean Energy Works Oregon is a participant. The BetterBuildings program improves homes, offices, hospitals, schools, and other types of buildings across the nation by using energy efficiency technology, products, and tools. $508 million in federal funding has allowed 41 state and local government leaders to expand the building improvement industry and pave the way for a cleaner energy future.
You have a project to complete. We can provide the financial fuel to make it happen. Choose Advantis as your lending partner and enjoy a convenient online application, 24-hour loan decision, low rates, and flexible term options. Plus, you’ll have the guidance of a local lending expert every step of the way. As a not-for-profit credit union serving Portland for over 84 years, we have a long history of returning earnings to our members in the form of great rates, low fees, and more free services. We’re proud to support the mission of Clean Energy Works and help make a difference for our community and our environment, one project at time.
Craft3 (formerly Enterprise Cascadia) is proud to have served as the financing source for over 2,000 completed Clean Energy Works projects, since being the primary lending partner of Clean Energy Works since inception of the Portland pilot. Craft3 is a non-profit community development financial institution with a mission to strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience in Pacific Northwest communities. We do this by providing loans and assistance to entrepreneurs, non-profits, individuals and others who don’t normally have access to financing. We then complement these financial resources with our expertise, networks and other advocacy for our clients. Find out more by visiting us at: www.Craft3.org/CEWO
As Clean Energy Works’ systems integration partner, EnergySavvy is helping CEWO produce enterprise-class business systems that transform the way residential energy efficiency programs are delivered in terms of efficiency, user experience and cost effectiveness. Within just a few years, EnergySavvy has become an innovator and thought leader on software applications for the energy efficiency sector. Their principal goal is to make energy efficiency easier and more accessible for homeowners, as demonstrated by their online virtual audit tool. It’s extremely simple to use and produces a home efficiency score comparable in accuracy to those of more techical audit software systems.
Energy Trust of Oregon helped conceive and manage the City of Portland pilot, Clean Energy Works Portland, that laid the groundwork for Clean Energy Works Oregon. An independent nonprofit dedicated to helping Oregonians benefit from saving energy and tapping renewable resources, Energy Trust provides services that have helped save nearly $600 million in energy costs. Energy Trust’s standard cash incentives, in addition to state, federal and local resources, are included in the instant rebates offered by CEWO.
Fluid actively collaborates with its partners in the strategic design, marketing and implementation of energy programs that provide responsible and sustainable benefits to consumers. Partnering with utility companies, energy efficiency organizations, government and environmental advocates, Fluid delivers measurable results through energy efficiency solutions. Fluid is based in Portland, Ore. and is a wholly owned subsidiary of CLEAResult of Austin, Tex.
Green For All is a national organization working to build an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty. Green For All has been a central contributor to the “High Road” inclusive workforce and business support strategies employed by Clean Energy Works since the pilot. Dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through a clean energy economy, Green For All collaborates with business, government, labor, and grassroots communities to create and implement programs that increase quality jobs and opportunities in green industry – all while holding the most vulnerable people at the center of its agenda.
The Home Performance Contractors Guild of Oregon is a consortium of dedicated, highly qualified companies working to educate and serve consumers, contractors, and policymakers. The Guild has served as “the voice” of the Clean Energy Works contractors since the Portland pilot.
NW Natural provides on-bill repayment for Clean Energy Works loans throughout its Oregon service territory. NW Natural serves more than 670,000 homes and businesses in 107 communities in Oregon and Southwest Washington. NW Natural also serves customers out of service centers in Albany, Astoria, Coos Bay, Eugene, Lincoln City, Salem and The Dalles in Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington.
The Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) provided $5.5 million in funding for Clean Energy Works Oregon, maximizing accessibility of financing for all Oregonians, and enabling piloting of the Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Technology Act of 2009. ODOE’s mission is to ensure Oregon has an adequate supply of reliable and affordable energy and is safe from nuclear contamination, by helping Oregonians save energy, develop clean energy resources, promote renewable energy, and clean up nuclear waste.
Pacific Power offers on-bill repayment for Clean Energy Works loans throughout its Oregon service area. Providing electric service to more than 730,000 customers in Oregon, Washington and California, Pacific Power is part of PacifiCorp, one of the West’s leading utilities, with 1.7 million customers in six states.
The Portland Development Commission (PDC) provided $3.5 million in funding for Clean Energy Works, making lending and rebates available in the Lents Town Center and Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Areas. The PDC’s mission is to bring together resources to achieve Portland’s vision of a diverse, sustainable community with healthy neighborhoods, a vibrant central city, a strong regional economy, and quality jobs and housing for all.
Portland General Electric (PGE) offers repayment of Clean Energy Works loans on their monthly bills. PGE serves more than 800,000 customers in 52 cities in the northern Willamette Valley.
For more than 75 years, SELCO Community Credit Union has worked to develop life-long relationships with our members. We realize how important credit unions are to the success of not only individuals but entire communities. With branches throughout western and central Oregon, SELCO provides service to more than 85,000 members locally, nationally and worldwide. When you join SELCO, you become an owner, and as an owner you’re entitled to the best service we can offer.
From the curbside composting bins of Portland to the eco-friendly wines of Sonoma, the power of sustainability can be felt throughout the communities we serve – and at Umpqua as well. It’s part of our promise to do better than anyone expects of us today, then do it even better tomorrow. It inspires us to help finance eco-improvements that make living and working more affordable for hundreds of businesses and neighbors. It’s embraced by our people, who track sustainability at work then help clean up neighborhoods in their spare time. And it’s strengthened by our partnerships with green advocates like Clean Energy Works Oregon.