Partners are non-profit organizations that share OREP's vision for a clean and sustainable energy future. If your organization would like to be listed below as a partner with OREP, please contact: Kathleen.
Benefits of partnership
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
"Established in 1953 by Tribal leaders, ATNI represents over 50 Tribes from primarily Oregon, Washington, Idaho, with additional member Tribes in Alaska, Montana, Nevada, and Northern California," providing regional leadership, and advocacy, for Northwest Tribal interests. ATNI members signed a resolution of "Support for Establishing a 10-Year Energy Action Plan for Oregon that Includes a Statewide Feed-in Tariff Program" at their 2012 Mid-Year Conference and forwarded it to Governor Kitzhaber.
Alliance for Democracy
AfD provided the foundational support that allowed OREP to form, grow and evolve into the strong organization that we've become, through fiscal sponsorship, organizational support and encouragement. AfD works to end corporate influence in politics and "to create a just society with a sustainable, equitable economy."
Alliance for Renewable Energy
ARE's mission "is to build support in North America for bold, proven, renewable energy policies that will rapidly increase our shift from fossil fuels to decentralized, clean, renewable energy. These policies call for 15-20 year contracts, with set rates and no limit on production, between all renewable energy producers and buyers."
An organization that "facilitates the rapid peer-to-peer exchange of information, bringing together those working on climate communications from various organizations and institutions." Their goal is to increase "public support for climate policies and engagement in programs that help people, organizations and communities change their energy and other carbon-intensive behaviors."
Climate Jobs Committee
The Climate Jobs Committee is focused on working within the Labor Movement to support positive programs to address the climate crisis while educating labor folks on the urgency of the crisis and the need for an all out mobilization of workers similar to that of WWll. This would lead to full employment and vastly increase the power of workers to win fair treatment in their community and in the workplace. We also work among the advocates of stopping-fossil-fuel-use to encourage them to understand the importance of Labor and include the prospect of full employment to their messaging.
Community Renewable Energy Association
CREA is a Chapter 190 intergovernmental agency devoted to the promotion and support of community based renewable energy throughout the State of Oregon and at the federal level. They consist of government agencies, small businesses, nonprofits and individuals interested in the health of community based renewable energy policy.
Douglas County Global Warming Coalition
The Douglas County Global Warming Coalition is a grassroots organization representing approximately 400 members throughout our community. Our purpose is to educate the public on the urgency of the climate crisis and promote positive solutions on the local, state and national levels through awareness, advocacy and collaboration.
Drive Oregon's mission is to promote, support, and grow the electric mobility industry in Oregon. We envision Oregon as a leader in the rapidly growing electric vehicle industry, providing thousands of family wage jobs in a range of businesses delivering infrastructure, components, specialized vehicles, and support services.
Engineers for a Sustainable Future
Engineers for a Sustainable Future (ESF) is a grassroots organization of engineers committed to making a difference by promoting sustainable practices. Our belief is that many of the solutions to sustainability issues are technical in nature and will require the efforts of engineers to solve. There is often a great deal of passion around these issues, but not a great deal of technical understanding. ESF strives to educate engineers on the salient points of sustainability issues and involve them in the discussion as policies and programs are being developed.
Environment Oregon is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. Our professional staff combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for Oregon's environment.
Lake County Resource Initiatives
LCRI's mission is: To demonstrate a sustainable approach to natural resources to ensure quality of life for present and future generations.
Main Street Alliance
The Main Street Alliance of Oregon works to provide small businesses a voice on the most pressing public policy issues in Oregon and nationally. Our advocacy promotes vibrant businesses and healthy communities, and fosters leadership development of socially responsible business leaders
Northwest Energy Coalition
A diverse network of consumer and environmental organizations, low-income advocates, energy efficiency and renewable energy businesses, and forward-thinking utilities. "NWEC for a clean and affordable energy future."
Oregon Community Wind
Oregon Community Wind is a community wind development company based in Portland, Oregon. We are committed to developing renewable wind energy generation facilities (wind farms) that harvest nature's power in an environmentally responsible manner that benefits the local community and economy.
Oregon Interfaith Power & Light
Oregon Interfaith Power & Light (OIPL) engages the faith community to strive for accountability in our individual and collective energy decisions in an interdependent world. Our vision is a rich, abundant life for all creation rooted in renewable resources for a society moving into a post-fossil fuel era. The principles guiding our vision include justice, equality, compassion and respect for the sacredness of Earth.
Oregon Sierra Club
The Oregon Sierra Club is a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the Oregon natural environment by influencing public policy decisions—legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.
Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association
OSEIA (pronounced "Oh-SEE-uh") is the only non-profit trade association exclusively dedicated to serving the solar industry in Oregon. Founded in 1981, OSEIA's membership comprises installers and electrical contractors, developers, manufacturers, distributors, professional service firms, utilities, educational institutions, government agencies, and non-profit organizations that support the advancement of solar energy.
Oregon Wave Energy Trust
OWET is a nonprofit, public-private partnership helping to responsibly develop ocean energy by connecting stakeholders, supporting research and development, and engaging in public outreach and policy work. With 300 miles of coastline characterized by powerful waves and steady winds, a robust electrical transmission system close to coastal communities, transportation and port infrastructure, experienced and established manufacturing and supply chain, supportive policies and leading research institutions, Oregon is uniquely positioned to be North America's leader in ocean energy. With the growing need for new clean sources of energy and sustainable family-wage jobs, OWET's goal is to responsibly develop the ocean energy industry and maximize its benefits for the environment and economy.
Physicians for Social Responsibility (Oregon)
Physicians for Social Responsibility has worked for over 50 years to create a healthy, just and peaceful world for present and future generations. PSR advocates on the issues you care about by addressing the dangers that threaten our communities, using our medical and public health expertise to prevent nuclear war and proliferation; slow, stop and reverse global warming; protection from toxic chemicals; eliminate the use of nuclear power.
Portland Jobs with Justice Coalition
"Working through coalitions of labor, community, religious and constituency organizations, Jobs with Justice is fighting for workers' rights and economic justice" through a national campaign.
Portland Rising Tide
Rising Tide is an international, all-volunteer, grassroots network of groups and individuals who organize locally, promote community-based solutions to the climate crisis and take direct action to confront the root causes of climate change. Portland Rising Tide combines long-term strategic campaigning with educational events to raise awareness and build capacity in our community to stop the plunge into climate chaos.
Rogue Climate is a grassroots organization that brings communities in Southern Oregon together to support practical solutions to climate change that will result in cleaner energy, sustainable jobs, and a healthy environment.
Solar Forward is Portland's first community solar project. We are giving Portlanders a way to help fund the development of new, local renewable energy systems. Grant funds from the Oregon Community Foundation have kick started installation of the first 10-kilowatt solar electric system at Southwest Community Center, and more projects are in the works. Your contribution will make it possible.
(A project of the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Portland Parks & Recreation and Solar Oregon)
Solar Oregon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization leading the way to a clean energy future by demonstrating the successful use of solar energy in Oregon. We provide outreach and education on solar technology and its applications, methods for improving energy efficiency, and ideas for building a carbon-neutral future.
Southern Oregon Climate Action Now
SOCAN is a collaborative community of everyday people who care about climate change and have combined forces to take bold action against it. We're not a political organization. We work with lawmakers as citizen-advocates. Our membership draws from a rich variety of political, philosophical, spiritual, and religious perspectives.
The SOCAN Mission is threefold: To educate, nurture, and organize.