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Northwest Hazelnut Co. processing plant goes all solar

Original Story from Capital Press

HUBBARD, Ore. — Northwest Hazelnut Co. has completed the installation of a 435-kilowatt solar power system that offsets 100 percent of the electricity the processing plant uses.

Company co-owner Larry George said the project, including the replacement of halogen lights in the facility with LEDs, ran up a bill of roughly $1...

Northwest Hazelnut Announces Completion of Solar Array, Resulting in World’s First 100% Solar Hazelnut Processing Plant

Governor Kate Brown invited for ribbon cutting ceremony this Friday

HUBBARD, OR, August 30, 2017 - Northwest Hazelnut Company is celebrating the completion of their 100-percent offset solar array project with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 1 at 3:00pm at the main plant in Hubbard, Oregon (19748 Hwy. 99E, Hubbard, Ore.). Governor Kate Brown is invited and scheduled to participate.

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OR hazelnut company celebrates shift to solar power

Original Story from KOIN

The Associated Press - HUBBARD, Ore. (AP) — A hazelnut company in northwest Oregon has been pushing out nuts on nothing but the power of the hot, summer sun.

The Statesman Journal reports NW Hazelnut Company's plant is operating entirely on solar panels. The company on Friday held a ceremony to celebrate its...

Oregon Hazelnut Company Celebrates Shift to Solar Power

Original Story from US NEWS

HUBBARD, Ore. (AP) — A hazelnut company in northwest Oregon has been pushing out nuts on nothing but the power of the hot, summer sun.

The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/2eywS4d ) NW Hazelnut Company's plant is operating entirely on solar panels. The company on Friday held a ceremony to celebrate its sustainability shift, which...

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Naomi Inman, Director of Public Relations and Communications at Northwest Hazelnut Company, enjoys her nutty job managing all hazelnut-related news and information. From health aspects to sustainability to product innovation and international trade, she can help direct your questions and inquiries. Naomi has a master’s degree in Journalism and Public Policy that informs her work, spreading the word about the unrivaled flavor of hazelnuts.