- Learn how much you can save through the Inflation Reduction Act incentives. Check out the IRA Savings Calculator from Rewiring America.
- Looking to save energy at home? Energy Trust of Oregon has resources to help you save energy and money.
- Information for homeowners – including home energy audits, incentives and rebates, DIY resources, and more – can be found here.
- Information for renters – including tips for saving energy, working with your landlord to improve energy efficiency, and weatherization programs for renters – can be found here.
- Interested in electrifying your home? Rewiring America’s “Electrify Everything” Home Guide can help you get started.
- Have a historic building and want to retrofit it with energy efficiency or solar generation? Check out these guides on best practices from the National Parks Service.
- Low income residents can access resources through Mid-Columbia Community Action Council’s weatherization program to make energy efficiency improvements to their homes or rentals (with approval from the land lord).
- Mid-Columbia Housing Resource Center’s Home Repair program can also support low income homeowners to make improvements to their homes, including energy efficiency upgrade needed for health and safety.
- Ride transit! Visit the Columbia Area Transit website to find information about routes, fares, and more.
- Interested in purchasing an EV? State and Federal incentives can help bring down the cost.
- Learn more about federal incentives by visiting FuelEconomy.gov.
- Find out more about Oregon’s EV incentives here: Go Electric Oregon. NOTE: Oregon’s clean vehicles rebate program was suspended on May 1, 2023 due to funding availability. The program will reopen if more funding is authorized.
- EV owners and those who are curious about public charging can visit Plugshare.com to search for information about public chargers.
- Interested in zero emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles? Check out Drive to Zero’s inventory of available vehicles: Zero-Emission Technology Inventory
- Pacific Power offers free assistance for Pacific Power non-residential customers to help evaluate vehicle options, charging, financial incentives, and more. Learn more here: Pacific Power EV Charging Station & Fleet Planning Technical Assistance
- Pacific Power’s Electric Mobility grant program is available to nonresidential customers for studying, planning, promoting, or deploying electric transportation technology and projects-including funding for EV charging installation.
- ODOT’s Community Charging Rebate program supports level 2 chargers at publicly accessible parking lots and multi-family housing. This program is open through October 13, 2023. Read the factsheet and visit the webpage to learn more.
- Businesses and tax-exempt organizations that are looking to buy a qualifying clean vehicle may qualify for the IRA 45W tax credit, which may cover the lesser of the incremental cost of the vehicle or 30% of the purchase price. Find out more here.
- Students, teachers, and parents, Rewiring America has created resources to help with planning and implementation of electrification efforts at schools. Find out more here.
- Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) has launched its Community Renewable Energy Grant Program that supports energy generation and resilience projects.
Oregon Department of Energy has compiled a list of energy and climate-related funding that’s available through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). These programs are available to private businesses, institutions of higher education, community-based organizations, utilities, tribes, and local governments. Find out more here.