Sustainability Office now hiring Energy Project Assistant!

Interesting in joining a fun and passionate team that works to advance sustainability at OSU? The Sustainability Office is currently recruiting a student Energy Project Assistant! The student in this position will support energy efficiency and sustainability projects, gather energy data, and execute related programmatic tasks. Position duties include: Directly perform simple tasks throughout the […]

Solar Trailer at the Oregon Country Fair

In its latest adventure, the Solar Trailer made a special appearance at the Oregon Country Fair! For all three days of the event, the Trailer powered the Dance Pavilion, Stewardship Area, and other locations at Xavanadu Camp. On Sunday, free phone charging was also offered.  Student employees Salah Miller, Max Novak, and Ava Wright, along […]

Adventures of the OSU Solar Trailer

Oregon State’s Solar Trailer, which is outfitted with an 1800-watt solar array and 25 kilowatt-hours of battery storage, spends its days traveling around OSU and the community powering local events. This past weekend (July 14th and 15th), the Solar Trailer got to hang out at one of its favorite events, the Oregon Country Fair. It […]

OSU's significant commitment to green power continues

On July 25, US EPA released their summer rankings for the top colleges and universities purchasing renewable energy, aka, green power.  For the last few years, EPA’s Green Power Partnership has recognized OSU for outstanding purchases of renewable energy, but the highest ranking previously achieved was number 4 in the nation. With a substantial commitment […]