Wind & Solar: partnering with PGE to provide wind-powered electricity, we have the same environmental impact as not driving 739,488 miles each year. Clean Wind is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation, doesn't consume water and uses little land.
Solar Energy: Our Estate has twelve solar water heating collectors and 116 kilowatts of photovoltaic generation capacity that will reduce emissions from utility-supplied energy to prevent 1,780 tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere. Additionally, we have invested in four solar energy projects with Advanced Energy Systems. These include two solar electric installations (458 panels in total) providing 139,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually. On an equivalent basis, these solar power facilities offset the emissions from the consumption of 11,917 gallons of gasoline, amounting to a reduction of 117 tons of CO2 emissions each year.