OREC promotes energy conservation and renewable energy use in Oregon and throughout the Northwest through applied research, educational programs, and practical information. Wise energy use is the foundation for a sustainable economy, good jobs, and economic prosperity.
Investigates renewable energy technologies and opportunities for using them
Assesses which technologies are appropriate for particular circumstances
Applies promising technologies with effective instrumentation and controls
Evaluates technologies using testing and economic analysis
Informs the public through training and university classes, educational materials, and technical data