Energy/Clean Tech

Oregon is Clean Tech

Corvallis Businesses in Clean Tech

 Benton County Strengths are in:

  • Sustainable Building Supplies
  • Clean & Renewable Energy
  • Alternative Fuels

Corvallis- Benton County Businesses in Energy/Clean Tech

SunGrant Center

OSU is a Western Regional center for the US SunGrant Program, focused on Biobased products that hold great promise for renewable energy and biobased, non-food industries.  The Sun Grant Initiative is a national program established to create new solutions for America’s needs and to revitalize rural communities by working with land-grant universities and their federal and state laboratory partners on research, education and extension programs.

Sun Grant Initiative Programs

Competitive Grants

    • One of the functions of Sun Grant is to provide competitive grants to researchers engaged in developing alternative energies and bioproducts.

Industrial Ecology

    • Cradle to Grave Analysis of Agricultural Biofuels and Bioproducts Systems

Sustainable Technologies Laboratory

    • Information about OSU’s Sustainable Technologies lab, including links to the lab website and an educational presentation on biofuels.

Algae Institute

    • Western Region and its partners are working together to develop the Western States Algae Biotechnology and Biofuels Institute.

Agricultural Energy Audits

    • Rural Energy Audits by the OSU Energy Efficiency Center characterized agricultural energy uses and developed calculations and processes to conduct energy assessments at seven OSU facilities.

    Farm to Fly

    • Sustainable Aviation Biofuels from U.S. Agriculture.

Research Priorities

    • Western region research program areas include: feedstock enhancement and development, biomass conversion and biofueul/bioenergy processing and bioproducts.

Pacific Island Sub-center

  • With more than 90 percent of Hawaii’s energy needs dependent on imported fossil fuels, we are particularly vulnerable to supply shortages.

LOCATION
City of Corvallis
Economic Development Office
501 SW Madison Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97333

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