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If your home is burning fossil fuels such as natural gas or oil, we have programs to help you upgrade to clean, efficient electricity.Find Out More
With help from our Smart Growth Programs, the Eugene Country Club recently switched from a natural gas boiler to a clean, efficient electric heat pump system that will reduce the County Club’s HVAC carbon emissions by 95% and shave off thousands of dollars in annual operating expenses.Find Out More
EWEB used a novel approach to place 300 yards of gravel and small rock in an area of the McKenzie favored by bull trout for spawning.Find Out More
In our area, it will cost you $3.41 to go 100 miles in an electric vehicle, compared to $12.16 in a gas-powered car. Tax credits sweeten the deal. In addition to the existing $2,500-$7,500 federal tax credit, the State of Oregon’s new rebate of up to $2,500 will go into effect in 2018.Find Out More
Want to save energy, reduce your carbon footprint, lower your utility bills and improve the comfort of your home? We can help!Find Out More
We are fortunate to have one of the cleanest power portfolios in the nation, with almost no electricity sourced from fossil fuels. How much do you know about our community’s primary power resource—clean, renewable hydropower?Find Out More
A new program is helping make monthly electricity bills more affordable for customers who rent.Find Out More
With the promise of hot, dry weather in the forecast, you may be thinking about watering the lawn and garden. If you water your landscape, you probably see a significant increase in your summer water bills. The following tips can help you water less—and more wisely.Find Out More
How lucky are we to have some of the cleanest, safest, best-tasting water in the world, right here in our community?Find Out More
Carmen-Smith is a network of three dams and reservoirs and two power-generating plants located just a few miles downstream from the headwaters of the McKenzie River. EWEB recently submitted a modified Settlement Agreement that addresses the economic realities of the region’s energy markets, while honoring our original commitment to environmental and recreational enhancements at the project.Find Out More
With the onset of the new growing season, spring is an optimal time to assess and promote the health of the trees on your property. The following tips may help you identify potential problems and protect your portion of Eugene’s urban forest.Find Out More
The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized the Eugene Water & Electric Board for a ninth consecutive year for its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care of the city’s trees.Find Out More
With approval of a revised agreement, Carmen-Smith can further forge a balance of our community's desire for clean energy with our responsibility to protect and enhance native and endangered fish populations for future generations.Find Out More
After almost two years of extensive planting to establish native trees, shrubs and wetland plant species at the Walterville Pond, the conversion from a man-made pond to a naturalized wetland is nearly complete.Find Out More
Housing and Community Services of Lane County and Buena Vista Elementary School each won a 2016 Greenpower grant of up to $50,000 from EWEB's Greenpower program. The announcement was made at BRING Recycling's Earth Day Birthday Party in April, and marks a milestone for the Greenpower grant program, which has awarded more than $1 million to local nonprofit renewable energy projects, research and education since the grants were first introduced in 2009.Find Out More
The Green Fleet Award program recognizes governmental based fleet operations that demonstrate sustainable practices in fleet composition, fuel and emissions, policy and planning, fleet utilization, education of the community, and executive and employee involvement. In 2015, EWEB ranked 10th, its highest ranking ever.
EWEB has long been a leader in the use of alternative fuels as it has been recognized with several sustainable awards throughout the years for its efforts. Earlier this year, EWEB's Fleet Services was named as the top sustainable fleet in the nation through NAFA's Sustainable Fleet Accreditation Program.
EWEB's fleet Services is proud to be a leader in promoting the use of environmentally friendly programs in all aspects of its daily operations.
"For our utility to be selected as one of the best from a national applicant pool is certainly an honor and demonstrates our community's exemplary commitment to eco-friendly and sustainable practices says," Gary Lentsch, Fleet Supervisor.
We're committed to using greener fuels like Renewable Diesel to improve the environment and create economic opportunities for our community. Today over 57% of the fuel used by our fleet operations are from some type of alternative fuel. By using alternative fuels, we have be able to lower the carbon intensity of the fuels used in our fleet by over 34% (based off of our 2009 levels).
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