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Building self-driving electric ATVs in Southern Oregon

The next iteration of a cutting-edge industry is being grown in Oregon.

Technology for precision agriculture, the process of closely monitoring farming inputs and conditions, is bubbling up in the form of flying drones, and now, self-driving electric all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

PGE cracks the 100K renewable customer mark, No. 1 in U.S.

Portland General Electric Co.'s clean energy base continues to climb by leaps and bounds.

The utility revealed this week it has passed the 100,000 mark in terms of customers that have chosen renewable energy options. PGE began offering the voluntary programs in January 2000.

Indow Windows launches 'sunglasses for your home'

Indow Windows, the Portland-based maker of energy-saving window inserts, has introduced a new line that acts like, in the company’s catchy verbiage, "sunglasses for your home."

Earth Day 2014: 6 Oregon companies make prestigious list

In honor of Earth Day, celebrated each year on April 22, sustainable business certifier B Lab has unveiled its "Best for the Environment" ranking of companies.

RYNO one-wheeled EV shipments delayed to late 2014

The RYNO Motors company said Thursday it’s delaying the first delivery of its one-wheeled vehicles.