3rd Annual John Day or Bust EV Caravan

Imagine three Nissan Leafs (one red, one white, and one blue), and a couple of converted Toyota Yarises (one with a splashy Monavie ad), all caravanning 290 miles from Portland to John Day, OR. We were taking our electric vehicles (EVs) to SolWest, a yearly enduring renewable energy and sustainability fair, to show them off … Read More.

Biomass Energy in John Day

Generations of sawlog harvesting can leave commercial forests choked with forestry leftovers: sapling-sized and
un-merchantable trees, which need to be thinned to make way for healthy growth. In January 2009, Grant County government began an investigation to see whether there was enough of this type of woody biomass in the area to support a pellet plant, … Read More.