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Original Story from Pamplin Media Group
'Solar panels are great for agriculture, so long as they're not built on agricultural ground that would otherwise be productive.'
This story has been updated from its original version.
Driving along Wilsonville Road, several hundred acres of hazelnut trees branch out from either side of the road. These farms are among...
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...
Original story from the Statesmen Journal
For the last few months, the hazelnut processing plant in Hubbard has been pushing out nuts on nothing but the power of the hot, summer sun.
The plant, owned by NW Hazelnut Company, is, according to co-owner Larry George, the first in the world to have solar panels that can provide...
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....
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...
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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