A new digital fire lookout tower will soon be able to spot small fires before they threaten communities and infrastructure in the upper McKenzie River Valley, thanks to a new ALERTWildfire camera installed Monday on a communications tower owned and operated by the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB).Find Out More
It's called an FUV, a fun utility vehicle. And we are so having FUN! We are proud to have a small fleet of electric vehicles. Two to be exact.Find Out More
As a public utility, it is important EWEB check in with customers to see how we are performing. We invite you to share your feedback and opinions.Find Out More
EWEB is offering an updated suite of environmental programs designed for customers who want to save money, water and energy while taking their commitment to sustainability to the next level. At the same time, EWEB is also injecting $100,000 of additional funding into our solar photovoltaic (PV) program.Find Out More
Here’s an hour of one-time tasks and a few more behavior change goals that will help you reduce your water use, save energy, lower your carbon footprint and save money on your EWEB bill!Find Out More
New programs provide customers opportunities to invest in local environment, watershed protection, and future climate scientistsFind Out More
Here in Eugene, where we are fortunate to have one of the cleanest power portfolios in the nation, electrification presents opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support climate recovery goals.Find Out More
While world leaders debate climate action, EWEB reflects on our community's climate successesFind Out More
At EWEB, we factor climate change into almost everything we do. As Eugene’s publicly-owned utility, we strive to fulfill our roles reducing our community’s carbon footprint, optimizing our use of clean energy, and helping our watershed adapt to a warmer climate.Find Out More
The Eugene Water & Electric Board will award $50,000 grants to The Eugene Mission and Friends of Trees Eugene Metro later this month after Greenpower program subscribers voted for their top two projects out of 11 submissions.Find Out More
In the McKenzie River Basin, we can actually count on years of stored water supply - thanks to the McKenzie’s unique geology.Find Out More
EWEB is pleased to announce the eligible candidates for 2021 Greenpower project funding of up to $50,000! Funds for the grants come from voluntary Greenpower customer contributions. Two projects will be chosen through majority vote by Greenpower customers. To participate in this year's selection, customers must be registered for the Greenpower program no later than June 22.Find Out More
Three years after receiving a Greenpower Grant to install a solar energy system, Pearl Buck Center has recuperated its cost of installation through energy savings.Find Out More
EWEB Commissioners joined local representatives on a float down the McKenzie River to learn about the many Pure Water Partners watershed restoration activities following the Holiday Farm Fire.Find Out More
EWEB Generation staff on June 13 started diverting less water into the Walterville Power Canal to increase McKenzie River flows in the bypassed reach of the river to improve fish migration and water quality.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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